Theme Of Women In The Great Gatsby

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A New Woman emerged in the 1920s and brought along with her negative sentiments from conservative members of society, who equated the disappearance of the traditional woman with the moral decline of society. Looser and shorter dresses, short hairstyle, fur collars and sleeves, flashy makeup and clothes became essential in everyday lifestyle. Women in 1920s did not possess the same rights that they possess today, because of different social standards and lack of potential to women’s suffrage. But they started to do things they have never done before, the things that were controversial to existing moral principles. In F. Scott Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby, the decisions, and behaviors the women demonstrate work to reveal the constant discrimination they suffer from the dominant males around them.
Time shows that men affect women and make them to be what they want them to be using their physical dominance and power. It all started when a girl was born. She should see that the world gives a big opportunity for her to make serious decisions and to build her happy life. In real life, it was not like that for many years. Daisy is a good example of a girl living according to her parents’ and other people’s rules. She never was able to live how she wanted to, even when she became a grown-up woman. Jordan Baker and other women know that and see that: “Wild rumors were circulating about her - how her mother had found her packing her bag one winter night to go to New York and say
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