You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? Setting

Jean Fritz
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Lizzie Stanton led an active, often adventurous life, and the settings change in You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? as she moves from place to place. She lived most of her adult life in New York State, much of her middle years in a country house, and her later years in New York City, where she entertained social reformers. According to Fritz, Stanton was unhappy for awhile living in the country, far from the social activists she liked to meet.

During that period, she also found her children to be more annoyance than pleasure, and she did not adjust to her country life until she found outlets for her many ideas about reforming American society. Thereafter, Fritz observes, Stanton started to take pleasure in what then would have been considered womanly arts, such as cooking and caring for children. According to Fritz, this is something Stanton's friend Susan...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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