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If you were a woman living in eighteenth-century England, the type of art most commonly written for, about, and even by you would be _____.
Weegy: In eighteenth-century Virginia, education for the young was a family responsibility, not a legal entitlement to standardized instruction for all children. [ 1 Parents and guardians up and down the economic scale were left to provide girls and boys with the level of schooling the family could afford and judged appropriate. That wide latitude in the education of children was customary and expected in Virginia is borne out in statutory requirements designed to protect estates of propertied orphans. For example, Virginia law stipulated that orphans with assets receive a literary education in line with what the income from their estates could sustain. In other words, propertied orphans received only that level of instruction that would not reduce the value of their estates.2 Orphans with no estate or whose inheritance was so small that it could not accommodate a ?book education? were bound out to learn a trade. Free children from the bottom rungs of society were fortunate to be taught very basic skills in reading and writing; slaves rarely got that much. Moreover, it was not thought necessary or proper to educate girls, even the daughters of the gentry, to a level on par with their brothers. Colonial society at large professed to admire women of wit, culture, and strength of character, and as we shall see, it was generally expected that women would play a role in the earliest stages of education for both girls and boys. Nonetheless, the evidence shows that young Virginia women received a more limited education than their brothers, even in gentry households. Preparation for marriage figured large in the type and quality of education young women in Virginia received. Marriage took on special significance in an age that offered women few comfortable alternatives to the relative security of a home and family of her own. The prospect for making a good marriage and the success of that marriage was thought to rest in large part on the adaptability and resourcefulness ... (More)
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Which of these is not a characteristic of Roman drama? melodrama five acts farce Christianity
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Pastorals presented accurate descriptions of rural life. True False
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Pastorals presented accurate descriptions of rural life. FALSE.
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Which adjectives describe the young Madame Loisel? luxury-loving humble unattractive frugal excitable coarse pretty
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"luxury-loving", "excitable", and "pretty" all describe the young Madame Loisel.
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