Gender Roles ALyssa Reid

Women's roles were based on age and marital status whereas men's role were defined by social position and occupation.

Grendler, Paul F. Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. New York, Scribner's, 1999.

ENGLISH WOMEN. - An English lady and country woman at the time of Queen Elizabeth I. Line engraving, 19th century.. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. quest.eb.com/search/140_1664734/1/140_1664734/cite. Accessed 10 Mar 2017.

Who was expected to look after women?

Men were expected to look after their wives, they felt this was fair as the men were the heads of the households and brought all the money in.

Dobarganes, Pia. "Gender Roles In Elizabethan Times." Prezi.com. 06 Mar. 2013. Web. 10 Mar. 2017.

WHat types of jobs were exceptable for women ?

Women could not hold any professions except for sewing.

Tulloch, Janet H., Kim M. Phillips, Karen Raber, Ellen Pollak, Teresa Mangum, and Liz Conor.A Cultural History of Women. In the Age of Empire. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. Print.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. - By William Shakespeare. (Act II, Scene I). Wood engraving, English, 19th century.. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.

Womens Rights in Elizabethan time

Women did not have the right to go to school, work, or own their own property.

Dobarganes, Pia. "Gender Roles In Elizabethan Times." Prezi.com. 06 Mar. 2013. Web. 10 Mar. 2017.

SHAKESPEARE: TEMPEST. - Wood engraving for William Shakespeare's 'The Tempest,' English, 19th century.. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. quest.eb.com/search/140_1630477/1/140_1630477/cite. Accessed 31 Mar 2017.

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