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Unformatted text preview: of short dresses that women wore so they could dance better in. This new fashion trend allowed women to move freely and not be so restricted as the previous Victorian era. Also in the 1920s sex and the discussion of sex became less taboo. Although it was still illegal this helped spark an interest in birth control. Birth control would allow women to participate in this sexual revolution without worrying about getting pregnant. Another influence during this time period was Freudian psychology. Freud provoked young adults to discuss and participate in sexual urges and desires. Freud explained how masturbation and sexual urges were normal feelings and desires for every human being....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 423 taught by Professor Wilf,shirleyann during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Spring '08