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DeFrancesco and Moore 1Lucia DeFrancesco and Kelly MooreMrs. Margaret D. DeStefanoWorld Literature Themes21 September 2020Victorian Women and MoneyDuring the Victorian era, married women did not have to deal with financial mattersbecause everything they owned belonged to their husband, including their property and money.Before a young man could get married, he needed to be able to show he earned enough money tosupport a wife and any future children before the girl’s father would give his permission.Because married women were economically dependent on their husbands, they typically did nothave to earn a living. On the other hand, single women or widows were allowed to own theirown property and possessions. They received less money than men even if they were doing thesame job and often couldn’t survive on their own wages but were dependent upon them.In the Victorian era there were three different types of social classes which included the

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