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Women in the 19th Centuary

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Amira Taha

on 18 April 2010

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Women In The 19th Century A Women's Qualities Sing, play an instrument, and speak French or Italian. Innocent, admirale, obedient and dutifel. Expected to be weak and helpless. The Upper Class, lower class, and the under-working class. Families would consist of 7 to 8 people.
The jobs that were available to them where: Lower-Working class Women Upper Class Women Embroidery, Writing Letters, and Knitting. They were properly covered with laces, corsets, veils and gloves. The Three R's Reading Writing Arithmetic Under working-Class Women Their clothes were dirty, and often with messy hair.
They would rely on relief organizations Unable to enter professions

Not allowed to divorce untill 1891 Women were controlled by men in their lives. Women in Great Expectations "You must know," said Estella, condescending to me as a brilliant and beautiful woman might, “that I have no heart — if that has anything to do with my memory." (Pg. 182) “What did you say?" cried my sister, beginning to scream. “What did you say? What did that fellow Orlick say to me, Pip? What did he call me, with my husband standing by? O! O! O!" Each of these exclamations was a shriek; and I must remark of my sister, what is equally true of all the violent women I have ever seen, that passion was no excuse for her, she consciously and deliberately took extraordinary pains to force herself into it.” (Pg. 92) Amira Taha Domestic Service
Agricultural Laborers
Washer Women
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