Women: Their choices and social pressures: A study of Main Street of Sinclair Lewis
Lewis was consciously exploring through fiction the choices and pressures that women felt personally and socially during the first third of the twentieth century. In Main Street he depicts a woman who is wholly trapped into dependent existence as a wife and mother. He views life for women in American society as a struggle against very oppressive and very stubborn obstacles. Main Street is historical document which preserve for us the struggles of women in the past to solve some of vey same problem that still exist in society today.