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The Feminine Mystique - Study Guide Chapter 14, A New Life Plan for Women Summary & Analysis

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In this chapter, Friedan attempts to help women build a new life plan that will allow them to break through the feminine mystique and live fuller lives. Just facing a problem is not a solution to the problem. Women find their own answers after facing the problem and realizing they need a change in plan for the remainder of their lives. Friedan gives examples of women beginning the journey to find their own identity. The journey will be different for each woman. Women taking the journey began to enjoy being a woman for the first time in their lives.

The first step in the plan is for women to begin to understand housework for what it is and not a career choice. Women need to learn to complete it as quickly as possible and use...

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