UNIT 1 : MISS JULIE: Colour Scheme

Inspiration: Gustav Klimt  – Judith and the Head of Holofernes (1901). It depicts the biblical character of Judith holding the severed head of Holofernes. Many biblical Judith paintings exist, describing the episode in a heroic manner, especially expressing Judith’s courage and her virtuous nature. Judith appears as God’s instrument of salvation, but the violence of her action […]

UNIT 1 : MISS JULIE: The Bird Cage Study

cage noun: a structure of bars or wires in which birds or other animals are confined. “she kept a canary in a cage”. verb: confine in a cage “the parrot screamed, furious at being caged” Meaning and Symbolism The image of a cage deals with the various forms of sequestration that characterize contemporary society. Sequestration, in this […]

UNIT 1: MISS JULIE: Sweden: Women in the 1920s

In 1902 the National Association for Women’s Suffrage was founded. In 1906 the suggestion of women’s suffrage was voted down in parliament again. In 1909, the right to vote in municipal elections was extended to include also married women. The same year, women were granted eligibility to municipal councils, and in the following 1910–11 municipal elections, forty women were elected […]