Essay On Victorian Era

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I. Introduction
A. Hook (question, quote, etc.)
B. Short background of Victorian Era (1837-1901) / Queen Victoria's rein
C. Source 1- Daily Life In: Victorian England
1. MLA CITATION:
Mitchell, Sally. Daily life in Victorian England. 1996. Reprint. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2009. Print.
D. Source 2- Victorian Age
1. MLA CITATION:
"Victorian Age." World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 18 May 2014.
II. Famous Writers of Victorian Era
A. Novelists:
1. Charles Dickens
a) A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
b) Oliver Twist (1838)
c) Great Expectations (1860)
d) David Copperfield (1850)
2. George Elliot
a) Middlemarch (1874)
b) The Mill on the Floss (1860)
3. Lewis Carroll
a) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
b) Through the Looking Glass (1871)
4. Charlotte Brontë
a) Jane Eyre (1847) (swisher)
B. Poets:
1. Alfred Lord Tennyson
a) Crossing the Bar
b) Boadicea
c) The Lady of Shalott
d) All Things will Die
e) OEnone
f) A Farewell
C. Source 1- Famous Victorians / Biography Online
1. MLA CITATION:
Pettinger, Tejvan R. "Famous Victorians." Biography Online. Tejvan R Pettinger, 02 Nov. 2013. Web. 20 May 2014.
D. Source 2- Daily Life In: Victorian England
1. MLA CITATION:
Mitchell, Sally. Daily life in Victorian England. 1996. Reprint. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2009. Print.
E. Source 3- Women In History: Women of Victorian England
1. MLA CITATION:
Swisher, Clarice. Women of Victorian England. San Diego, Calif.: Thomson Gale, 2005. Print.
III. Scientists / Inventors, etc. of the Victorian Era (smart people)
1. Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
a) English Naturalist
b) Developed theory of evolution, which he came up with at the Galapagos Islands by studying the different beaks, claws, and other adapta...

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b) 1820s= Lots of gold (earrings, necklaces, bracelets)
c) 1840s= No jewelry (it was thought of as showy) except few bracelets, and smelling salts chain
4. Hair
a) Women usually had long hair kept pinned back in a bun
b) Men kept hair short with side or center parts. Starting in the 1840s they slicked their hair down, and had no beards (only moustaches)
5. Inventions That Evolved Fashion
a) The Sewing Machine was built in the 1830s by Walter Hunt
(1) Improved by Elias Howe (1846) and Isaac Merrit Singer (1851)
b) The glass pressing machine invented in 1827 started window shopping which increased sales of shops who showed their most elaborate clothes on display
B. Source- The Victorian Age
1. MLA CITATION:
Chrisp, Peter . The Victorian Age. New York City: Bailey Publishing Associates Ltd, 2005. Print.

VI. Conclusion
A. Restate Thesis & Closing sentence
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