The Unwritten Rules Of Woman In The 19th Century

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As human beings in society people are pressured by the community to conform to different stereotypes. In the modern era people are still pushed to act a certain way based on gender. As a woman in the nineteenth century it was almost impossible to have a job or have a voice without being persecuted by your community. The author takes her experiences with stereotyping, social conventions and the consequences of defying them and argues how these unwritten rules of society have made people do senseless things to avoid the consequences and backlash by the community.
A convention that society has made a tradition is marriage. In society, if a man leaves his wife for another woman he would have made a certain name for himself and possibly be looked
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