Victorian age dating
Of course, some etiquette rules were arbitrary, but they were nonetheless functional.
Every society has such rules — like whether to drive on the right or left side of the street — to establish expectations and keep things running smoothly.
He also says that women are their own people and should be free.
We'll take a glimpse into some of the rules that seem absurd to us today.
In the Victorian Era, etiquette lubricated the mechanism of social exchange: There were rules for making new friends, keeping up with old friends and even cutting out morally dubious friends.
But most importantly, knowing the rules helped one show respect for everyone else, including servants, acquaintances, nobility and clergy. It was evident to many even then — social critics of the time popularly mocked the more ridiculous elements of Victorian society.
Had someone else been as brave as Mill before the Victorian era the women's movement may be further advanced today than it is.
The Victorian era was a time of tremendous change in the lives of British people.