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Essay heading: Betty Friedan
 
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Betty had thoroughly convinced herself that she would not become a housewife or a mother. She somehow understood her mother’s frustration, and knew that it was not something she would want to go through herself. Though she completed her college education at Smith College, Friedan was still uneasy. She handed out a questionnaire at her 15th year college reunion regarding how other women felt towards their roles in society, and their “duties” as women...
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She handed out a questionnaire at her 15th year college reunion regarding how other women felt towards their roles in society, and their “duties” as women. The result surprised her. Majority of the women in her graduating class felt the same as she did. (“Encycl. Of American History” 115). “It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States...
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