A Monstrous Regiment of Women Themes

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Women's Rights

The novel is set in the 20th century in London. During this time, women still do not have the full rights of men. Some of the women, those who took over men's jobs while the men were away at war, receive voting rights. The women who did not do this still do not have voting rights. Mary Russell, the main character is a firm believer in women's rights and she works in the ways that she can to help to women's suffrage.

The New Temple of God (The Temple) is a religious front for women's rights. The leader oof the Temple is a woman, which is slightly unusual for this time in London. While Margery Childe, the woman in charge of the Temple, is using the religious services and speeches as a front, the true purpose of the Temple is to help women. The Temple offers health...

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