Unformatted text preview: activity. Living conditions differed because in Maine, Ehrenreich lived “for $120 a week…a bed/living area with a kitchen growing off of it, linens included, and a TV that will have cable until the cable company notices…” (Ehrenreich 56) compared to the trailer home in the unsafe environment in Florida. Overall with two jobs instead of one, Ehrenreich had made the stay in Maine more pleasant than the one in Florida. It was much harder labor to keep up her rent and expenses in Maine, but I think if she continued working the two jobs, somewhere along the path she would be able to create some excess money, however that possibility is very small because her co-workers at Merry Maid would only dream of that. Her prospect for getting ahead was to possible save more money by living in a less expensive housing arrangement....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Florida Keys, Barbara Ehrenreich, Ehrenreich