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The seamstresses, however, viewed guild membership as (40) a mark of independence from the patriarchal family. Their guild was composed not of family units but of individual women who enjoyed unusual (45) legal and economic privileges. At the conflict’s center was the issue of whether tailors’ female relatives should be identified as family members (50) protected by the tailors’ guild or as individuals under the jurisdiction of the seam- stresses’ guild. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q16: The primary purpose of the passage is to A. outline a scholarly debate over the impact of the Parisian seamstresses’ guild B. summarize sources of conflict between the newly created Parisian seamstresses’ guild and the tailors’ guild C. describe opposing views concerning the origins of the Parisian seamstresses’ guild D. explore the underlying reasons for establishing an exclusively female guild in seventeenth-century Paris 20
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E. correct a misconception about changes in seamstresses’ economic status that took place in Paris in the late seventeenth century Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q17: According to the passage, one source of dissatisfaction for Parisian seamstresses after the establishment of the seamstresses’ guild was that -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q18: It can be inferred from the passage that which of the following was true of seamstresses employed by relatives who were members of the tailors’ guild? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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