Film put 1920s sex onto the screen in front of millions of viewers. "The persona of the actress is sex incarnate," says Billie Melman in the book The world growing into it's sexuality did not come without some growing pains.
Women, especially young women, were under intense scrutiny to adhere to the social morals of the time.
Although the flapper is most closely associated with 1920s fashions, a number of other clothing styles were equally as popular during the decade.
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The "sex novel" as it became known, reflected the shifting moralities of the 1920s. It was on people's minds, the young peoples' and the older generation's.On college campuses the upper-classmen advised the Freshman and Sophomores to "moderate" the amount of "petting" they did. Colleges were full of young women and men who admitted freely that their weekends were full of "petting parties." "You can call this sex excitement if you like, but it is sex-excitement of a secretive, furtive sort, quite special." --D. Lawrence Pornography and Obscenity (1929) With sex on everyone's mind it's not surprising that many books would be sold to a populace obsessed with sex.Such phenomena as hooking up and lavaliering are widely prominent among university and college students.Hooking up is a world wide phenomenon that involves two individuals having a sexual encounter without interest in commitment.Lavaliering is a "pre-engagement" engagement that is a tradition in the Greek life of college campuses.