1920s Vs Today

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“Now I am old-fashioned. A woman, I consider, should be womanly. I have no patience with the modern neurotic girl who jazzes from morning to night, smokes like a chimney, and uses language which would make a billingsgate fishwoman blush!” ― Agatha Christie. This quote comes from someone who dislikes the way of the 1920s. While a majority of the “old-fashioned” people disagreed with the ways of flappers in this time, others saw it as a declaration of independance. “(…) the New Woman of the 1920s boldly asserted her right to dance, drink, smoke, and date—to work her own property, to live free of the strictures that governed her mother’s generation. (…) She flouted Victorian-era conventions and scandalized her parents. In many ways, she controlled her own destiny.” ― Joshua Zeitz. If women today decided to make these extreme of changes, no matter what, people would still discourage it and encourage it. That is just one of the things similar between the 1920s and today 's time.…show more content…
It was also a time of great change in style, music, and ways of transportation. The United States today is also in a time of change, in similar ways as the 1920s, such as we are still developing new things everyday, and people had very strong beliefs about the way the young women were beginning to act and dress. Today, people still have their very strong opinions on any new thing that young people decide to start doing. There aren’t very many things happening today that would be similar to the 1920s, but that just means that there are many more things that are
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