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Confrontation of Gender Roles in the Works of Mill, Tennyson, and Woolf

Summary: Discussing the works of Mill, Tennyson, and Woolf and their opinions on gender roles set by society
Confrontation of Gender Roles in the Works of Mill, Tennyson, and Woolf

Although women in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries faced oppression and unequal treatment, some people strove to change common perspectives on the feminine sex. John Stuart Mill, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and Virginia Woolf were able to reach out to the world, through their literature, and help change the views that society held towards women and their roles within its structure. During the Victorian era, women were bound to domestic roles and were very seldom allowed to seek other positions. Most men and many women felt that if women were allowed to pursue interests, outside traditional areas of placement that they would be unable to be an attentive wife and mother. The conventional roles of women were kept in place by long standing values and beliefs...

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