Compare & Contrast The Homecoming by Harold Pinter

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1965: The feminist movement is getting underway, making demands for positive, concrete steps towards social equality and equality in the work-place for women.

Today: While there is greater consciousness about women's issues and many advances have been made, there is still inequality for women in many facets of contemporary society. There has been some backlash to the more radical and strident of feminists.

1965: The Sexual Revolution has begun, with sexual freedom being exhorted for both men and women. Concepts such as "Free Love" are advocated to free both mind and body.

Today: Society is more open regarding issues of sex. Sexual freedom in society is prevalent. Sexual issues are talked about and displayed in popular media that were unmentionable in 1965.

1965: Sexual promiscuity is prevalent, with many people having multiple sex partners. Sexually transmitted diseases, such as syphilis, are easily treatable.

Today: There is broad recognition that promiscuity and...

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