Although in the late nineteenth century many people were working in factories and living in the city. In Neighbour Rosicky, Rosicky was trying to hold on to the old ways of life. He believed it was much more simple and “free”. Rosicky decided to live on the farm and wanted his sons to do the same because, “You didn’t have to choose between bosses and strikers, and go wrong either way” (743). He considers all this because he worked in the city when he was younger. Though he did make lots of money and went out occasionally Rosicky saw the people of the city to be “cruel” and “dishonest”. The roles of each family member on the farm differed according to their gender. The men would go out and work on the farm while the women stayed at home, prepared meals and did work around the house. Rosicky’s older son’s wife, Polly, was a city girl before she married Rudolph. Rosicky is concerned that Rudolph might take a job in the city because his wife isn’t used to the farm life and they are struggling financially.
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... with guys in public. After Daisy’s death we find out she was “innocent” (a virgin). Others may have thought different because the way she presented herself. Daisy was out with Giovanelli and Winterbourne one day. Ms. Walker comes along in her carriage and insists Daisy come with her. Daisy refuses and Ms. Walker says, “You are old enough, dear Miss Miller, to be talked about” (343). Although Daisy did what she wanted she wasn’t really free because people talked bad about her.
“A Sweat-Shop Romance” and “Daisy Miller” show the traits of bravery and some freedom in the women. Rebellious behavior is shown by Daisy throughout Daisy Miller whether it was intentional or not. This is shown especially when Daisy and Giovanelli went to the coliseum knowing about malaria. In “Sweat Shop” Beile’s bravery and freedom are shown when she walks out of the sweat shop with David.
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