International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Social Status in the Work Named "Die Weber"
Hasan Gunes

With the industrial revolution, a rapid transition began from individual production to mass production. These circles, being the main owners of mass production, filled their factories with workers in order to make mass production. These workers did not have to be highly skilled either. Because machines started to make the skill and ability aspects of production. The task of the workers is to help these machines, to keep them working more precisely. Therefore, it is important that the worker is cheap rather than a qualified worker. Since only male workers applied to this field, no matter how simple the job was, male workers had to be given enough money to support their family. This also did not appeal to industrialists. Hauptmann studied his work “Die Weber” around this subject and tried to convey how much trouble people experienced during that period.

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