No Ordinary Time - Chapter 22 Summary & Analysis

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Chapter 22 Summary

After the election, Eleanor began to question her position in society as a woman. She struggled with her position as a wife and mother as well as her position as a political and social leader. She began to question whether she was serving her husband as properly as she should be. At the same time, the war was drawing to a close, and women across the country found themselves in a predicament over the family or career lifestyle. During the war, millions of women had gone to work in factories and other like jobs where they had not been welcomed prior to the depletion of the male workforce. As men were returning home from war, they expected their wives to be home waiting for them, ready to serve the husband and raise a family. The soldiers also expected their jobs to be awaiting...

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