Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1, The Problem That Has No Name Abstract
* The author describes the problem that has no name as being the central problem of the average American housewife.
* This problem is mainly that women feel unfulfilled in their roles as housewives, and long for something more, although they feel that their must be something wrong with them...
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