Talk:Modern girl

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Expansion & Social significance[edit]

As a result of reading about this topic for class, I decided to check out the article and found it amazingly short. I've expanded it somewhat, but if there is anyone here who specializes in (or is just interested in) early 20th century Japanese culture, shifting social norms, etc, and can expand on this article, I invite you to do so please. I can try to continue to add things based on what I am reading, but ultimately it is not really the type of thing I am well-versed in, and do not really know how to express it properly. My perspective is very much one of cultural history, and while I can discuss the fashions and such involved, I think someone who is more experienced as a sociologist, social historian, or gender studies person will be able to better describe the significance of the social shifts which this represented. Thank you. LordAmeth 13:05, 5 January 2007 (UTC)

Malaysian modern girls.[edit]

Most of them are loose woman with little or no moral. She enjoys half-night stand and lived on immoral earnings, keeps Toy-boyfriends as bodyguard cum procurer. Well-dressed in the funkiest style and frequent trendy pubs and sleazy night-spots. Have cocky voice and talking styles.

Most are College drop-outs and majority came from Smaller Towns and ply their trade in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya in 2-shifts. Call any Hotel Captains or Taxi-operators to obtain more information and latest available packages or log in to kucingatal........... —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:51, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

I don't know whether or not there is a phenomenon in Malaysia officially/commonly known as "modern girls", but this is a completely different and unrelated subject to that of this article. LordAmeth 22:24, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

Ideals still hold strong[edit]

There are some problems with the tone of this article. Although it acknowledges the the modern girls were all about superficial fashion and conspicuous consumption, certain sentences make it sound like it was some kind of hefty intellectual movement: certain Modern Girl ideals still hold strong. "Flapper" also has to do with fashion and lifestyle, not politics. Kauffner (talk) 10:56, 21 July 2009 (UTC)


I've been adding images and art to Commons:Category:Moga and just wanted to note that this page has quite a few good examples that might be tracked down for the source or larger scans. The art of Takabatake Kashō is also very representative. Although Kasho's art can only be uploaded next year because he died in 1966 and it only enters the public domain in Japan 50 years after his death (assuming the copyright was never renewed for works after 1923) Opencooper (talk) 01:32, 31 October 2015 (UTC)