Undoing Glory: Constructions of Gender and Patriotism in Post War US Society, 1918--1972

Undoing Glory: Constructions of Gender and Patriotism in Post War US Society, 1918--1972

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The patriotic female, whether she was seen as Columbia, Rosie the Riveter, or another visual source has continually changed. Her image---through dress and action---has reflected many gendered stereotypes of society. For instance, early depictions of the patriotic female showed her resembling a Roman goddess, but by the mid-twentieth century her appearance resembled more of a woman tailored in fashions of the day. These changing images also correlate to her use and decline in society. As society progressed, modernity forced changes on political, social, and gendered levels and the centralized image of the patriotic women declined. Society became more disjointed, and a plethora of forces prevented her image from remaining as a centralized construction for patriotic culture.The second article, a€•Diary of Domesticity, a€– uses a family winter vacation as its guide. The subject of this essay is not particularly shocking, but the statement a€•I never really have understood moneya€– hones in on the propagated mindset foranbsp;...


Title:Undoing Glory: Constructions of Gender and Patriotism in Post War US Society, 1918--1972
Author: Annessa Ann Babic
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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