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Rose Maxson in Fences

Analysis on rose maxson in "Fences", tells of how Rose is an average housewife of the 1950's and how her personality symbolizes women during this era as well as colored women. 

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Explain if the women in Wilson's Fences typify gender roles of the 1950s or defy them. - Fences Discussion

Explain if the women in Wilson's Fences typify gender roles of the 1950s or defy them. - Fences Discussion | women in a patriarchal society | Scoop.it

Describes the complexing role of women in fences and how their roles defy who they are. 

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gender roles in the 1950's

In the 1950's women were expected to enjoy cleaning, watching their children, and making their husbands happy. Men were in charge of being the breadwinners in the family and making all the decisions regarding the home and money.  

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women's pay (equality statistics).pdf

varying statistics on womens pay and occupations from the 1900's through 2009.

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Gender Roles 1950s

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This link is about the role of genders in the 1950s. the article talks about women's divorce rates, duties, education, and the many celebrities that played a big role in influencing gender roles. 


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August Wilson Lane: Themes From the Famous "Fences"

August Wilson Lane: Themes From the Famous "Fences" | women in a patriarchal society | Scoop.it

Portarays the overall major themes of fences, one of them being the role of play women and how they fit into the 1950's.

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labor force in women and men (1950's-2000)

labor force in women and men (1950's-2000) | women in a patriarchal society | Scoop.it

Graph comparing the percentage of men and women in the labor force work field. Shows that in the 1950's women had the lowest employment in the work field than in the early 2000's.

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1950s Gender Roles

Gender Roles of the 1950s... shows an average day and atmosphere during the 1950s that a women went through and the "chores" they did.

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American Experience | The Pill | People & Events

American Experience | The Pill | People & Events | women in a patriarchal society | Scoop.it

In the 50s, Americans were geared toward family. The Nuclear family helped make Americans superior compared to their opponents (the communists).


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