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During 19th century women were expected to be proper and polite on the other hand to rebel against this expectation was to be the reverse ugly rude vulgar and impolite In addition a woman was usually perceived as the property of her husband when she married Thus once she married all her wealth would belong to her husband On the contrary the remaining unmarried woman labeled as old maids or spinsters were usually under the jurisdiction of their fathers or other male relatives For example the characters Josephine and Constantia in the text The daughter of the late colonel Therefore in this essay I am going to discuss how Muriel enables to transform herself through understanding of other models of feminine identities apart from being a married woman with reference to the text The Crowded Street by Winifred Holtby Women at that particular time were supposed to behave like Rachel Bennet a pretty clever and a lady She brought things off Holtby 220 and the most important matter is to get married Marriage is - the crown and joy of womans life - what we were born for - to have a husband and children and a little home of your own Holtby 223 Unlike Rachel Bennet Delia smokes she lit another cigarette with trembling fingers Holtby 227 and even dares to talk back to her father my dearest Father do not at your eleventh hour begin to play the heavy parents with me Holtby 227 Moreover she lived on her own in the city instead of taking care of her family She worked for a feminist activist organization The Twentieth Century Reform League and gave public speeches I live largely on platforms and in publicity Holtby 236 In addition she did not even care about her household disorder unlike other conventional daughters or Muriel Thus Delias outgoing sociable aggressive character facilitated her to live independently and motivated Muriel to develop the new femininity
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