Pursuit Of Wealth In Mark Twain's The Gilded Age

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The Gilded Age was a time of greed, money hungry corporation, and an obsession with wealth. Mark Twain’s novel, The Gilded Age, speaks about the business leaders negative impact on their works with the pursuit of wealth. This era saw a raise in economic growth, with an increase in workforce for all ages and genders. ( Topic 6, overview ) Despite the large number of women who still only worked within the home,the Gilded Age, saw a increase of women involved in education and other areas. Phoebe Apperson, is an example of a strong female work in the education field and philanthropy. Her work was aimed towards women and children, such as orphanages and female school. It is so important both boys and girls, men and women have the same opportunities
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