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Analytical summary Rhet 102 – T, Th 9:30-10:45 am 1/31/08 How Modernized Families View the Traditional Family The purpose of Stephanie Coontz’s “The Way We Wish We Were: Defining the Family Crisis” is to display how times have changed and how family habits are less traditional. The article pinpoints both the negative and positive aspects of both the traditional and nuclear families. Many American families have various family values, which makes present family-life more modern and diverse. The diversity of their values diminish as they try to become a “traditional family” if it is not their typical lifestyle. Traditional families seem to be the type of families that existed in the past, often relating back to the “golden age” and television shows such as “Leave it to Beaver.” Nuclear families appear to be the more present-day type of families, where the lines of authority are not as clear and parent-child relationships are more modern than before. The change that current families wish to make is to go back in time to their ideal
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