Maggie A Girl of the Streets

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Throughout history women have lived a life of depending on men to take care of them and have carried the stigma of being known as the weaker sex. Things have changed for the better since the 1800’s when Stephen Crane wrote his book Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. Women now have the freedom to work and have careers without being looked down at. Here in the book, Stephen Crane writes a story in which …

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…play, but most women do not allow themselves to be completely dependant on a man for economic dependency. Times have changed for the better. Women have more opportunities to be educated and trained just as well as men do. Opportunities for women continue to arise for women to be more independent and effective in society. If women had these same opportunities in Maggie’s era, who knows how much better their lives could have been.