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A form of rebellion specifically for women during the Jazz Age was cutting their hair. sitting on top of flagpoles. going to the movies. voting for female candidates.

Zach Chandler

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Zach Chandler on July 9, 2018

it was the cut of your hair.Women, especially those known as Plugs, took the trend of cutting their long hair into a bob hairstyle. This hairstyle brought to the hair length above the shoulders and, often, includes a full bang. Women cut their hair spit in the face of tradition. This was a statement about the expectations of women and how the modern woman does not have to be the opposite to that of the men. The hair cut was seen as a step towards masculinity. The court brought about statements in the media about how these women would not be loved by the men and that they were not real women. The bob increased in popularity through the decade as the cutting of hair received more attention.

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