Summary Of Flappers Freudiians And All That Jazz By Sara Evans

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In selection #15 by Sara M. Evans, “Flappers, Freudians, and All That Jazz” Evans strikes a recurring theme that increased personal freedoms assumed by women in the 1920s came at the price both of conformity to consumerism and of the loss of female solidarity (or sisterhood, as she called it). According to this article, how were the young women of the 1920s different from their Progressive Era, reform-minded Mothers? To answer this question, focus both on the new pressures placed on women to marry and get a husband (pressures enhanced by American consumerism) and on the differences between the goals of the League of Women Voters and the National Woman’s Party (hint—one was concerned with equal rights for women the other with traditional female

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