preview

Analysis Of The Novel 'Flapper' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Decent Essays
These women began social experimentation, partaking in activities previously reserved for men including: smoking, drinking copious amount of alcohol, attending parties, and frequenting speakeasies. More young women consumed alcohol in the roaring twenties than ever before, even though it was illegal (Flappers and the Roaring 20's). Smoking, another activity previously reserved for men, became popular among flappers (Flappers). In one of Fitzgerald's short stories, “The Offshore Pirate” the sentiment of flappers towards men who wanted to control their lives is demonstrated by the main character, Ardita. Ardita is a young, fairly wealthy woman who is of marriageable age. He uncle tries to present suitors to her, but she is not having any of it.
Get Access