Unformatted text preview: extra sports, musical lessons) 16. How did the women view marriage? Were there any differences among the women’s perspectives? -marriage is what needs careful planning as opposed to bearing children Chapter 6 17. For poor mothers, what do children provide for them?- a sense of responsibility and maturity, they credit their children for anything positive in their lives, they give the mothers a sense of purpose in their lives 18. Why do middle class women find it so hard to believe the stories of these women?- middle class women don’t realize that these women didn’t have any opportunities to begin with, so their lives aren’t really altered by having kids. They also don’t realize how rewarding the experience of having kids can be when it is not planned...
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- Fall '08
- middle class women, middle class mothers