The promiscuous woman

what flappers do

  • A woman who drank, smoked, danced, and voted
  • known for taking risks and being giddy
  • Term "flappers" appeared after WWI meaning "lovely, expensive, and about nineteen"
  • Flappers had an image with an attitude
  • They are young women who were "sexually free"

About flappers

  • flappers were northern, single women.
  • They typically wore short dresses.
  • They had no care for men or husbands.
  • Known for heavily wearing make-up.
  • flappers were known as free willed women.
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what flappers are

we go to bars, we drink, we smoke, and we do whatever we want!


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  • Rosenberg, Jennifer. "Flappers in the Roaring twenties." About.com. About.com, 19 Dec. 2014. Web.8 Jan. 2016.