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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Chapters 6 - 7 Summary & Analysis

Susan Cain
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The author begins Chapter 6 with an analysis of the marriage of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt. She was the conscience of the marriage who helped African-American singer Marian Anderson sing at the Lincoln Memorial, while he, more extroverted, was the politician. Though they grew apart in some ways and Franklin had a long affair with his wife's social secretary, Lucy Mercer, they were forever a political couple that united conscience (in Eleanor) and confidence (in Franklin). The author goes on to discuss Dr. Elaine Aron, who has revolutionized our understanding of high-reactive children, whom she calls "sensitive." The author attends a California conference with Aron that is geared towards the needs of people who need quiet time. Aron describes her own childhood growing up as a sensitive child in a family that was very different from her. She gravitated towards the study of introversion...

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