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... In the Puritan Society in which Bradstreet lived, women, who were seen as inferior, were expected to serve their husbands and homes obediently in all matters, and wives were considered their husband's ... danger and inferiority stemmed from the Puritan thought that women had a piece of Eve’s impurity and sin within themselves ... Marriage was a big role in the lives of Puritan women ...
Famous quotes containing the words society and/or puritan:
“In the ordinary course of things, how many succeed in society merely by virtue of their manners, while others, however meritorious, fail through lack of them? After all, its only barbarians who wear uncut precious stones.”
—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (16941773)
“The Puritan sours his pleasures by disguising them as duties.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)