tennyson criticiamHow does "lady of shalott" refelects tennyons criticism of victorian societys treatment of woman?

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The lady in the tower is cursed to look at life through the mirror.  One way to interpret this is that women were forced to view life through a man's perspective, cursed to not be able to see their own.  When she looks out the window for herself she is free, but she is also doomed.

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