Perspective of arranged marriage

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How would you feel if you were marry a person your parent choose not just to get married but used as a form of currency? Many arranged marriages from Elizabethan England were arranged for children to be married to another family of similar prestige. There are mainly two different type of arranged marriages, forced and traditional. Arranged marriages from Shakespeare's time to modern days are viewed differently from parent's, children's, and society's perspectives. Parents from Elizabethan Era arranged marriage so their family can gain power. Parents in the modern day and form Elizabethan Era are really similar that they still look at the general quality when looking for an arranged marriage, for example they still look at each other’s reputation, wealth, appearance, religion, and their medical history. Usually the parent put their childrens in two position forced or traditional arranged marriage, but forced one are rather rare. During Elizabethan Era when the parents usually want their child to marry someone they usually just persuade them and not by force. Today parent in more modern areas don’t persuade their children usually the children goes to the parent. For example “So when the family started asking him to get married, he handed down the responsibility to his parents” (nepaliaustralian). Childrens from our society and from Elizabethan Era are extremely different, especially after we have gone through the Industrial Revolution. With the advance of medical technology, the age we get married is at a much later time. Before during the Elizabethan Era, childrens that were in arranged marriage were rather hard to get out of. Back then when you get into an arranged marriage you usually only meet your fiance and fiancee like a co... ... middle of paper ... ...hology Today: Health, Help, Happiness + Find a Therapist. Psychology Today, 27 Apr. 2010. Web. 10 May 2014. . "In What Countries Do They Have Arranged Marriages?." - Ask.com. ask, n.d. Web. 10 May 2014. . "Traditional Arranged Marriages." Arranged Marriages|Traditional. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2014. . "Elizabethan Wedding Customs." Elizabethan Wedding Customs. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2014. . "Arranged marriage: My perspective." nepaliaustralian. nepaliaustralian, 27 Jan. 2012. Web. 10 May 2014. .
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