The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt - Chapters 41-43 Summary & Analysis

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Chapters 41-43 Summary and Analysis

Eleanor is seventy-five in October, 1959. She looks at what she has accomplished in her life. She had never planned a career and her only objective had been to experience life as fully as possible. Eleanor was always interested in learning and never had to find anything to fill her time. She was always busy.

Eleanor looks at how she changed over the course of her life. As a youngster, she was shy and afraid. As a young wife, she followed the lead of her mother-in-law, not making her own decisions. Her life centered around his husband and children, and she didn't develop any interest of her own until she reached middle age. She learned to confront and face her fears. Her overall objective was to work for world peace. American must fight the Communist threat and show the world that democracy works.

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