Which of the following best describes the social conditions under which Mansfield wrote "The Daughters of the Late Colonel"?

A. Women were allowed little freedom.
B. Women were gaining more independence.
C. Women were beginning to resist the societal pressure to marry.
D. Women were surpassing men in education.

2 Answer

  • Answer:

    B. Women were gaining more independence.


    Women were given the right to vote and embraced new fashion and new freedoms. The role of women in society had changed significantly for the better in the 1920s, although the majority remained in the traditional roles, there were certainly many women embracing their new rights and doing what they wanted.

  • Answer:women were allowed a little freedom


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