Joyce Hart points out in her essay, this propaganda told women that being a wife and mother was all there was to their lives, and that they had to find meaning by standing in their family’s shadow. Hart states, “As young wives, women sought recognition through their husbands. As mothers, women promoted themselves through their children. Their offspring’s accomplishments were their own. It was one more excuse, Freidan states, for women to forego defining themselves” (Hart 2). Unfortunately, many women
States Air Force Director of Operations 5th Reconnaissance Squadron Osan AB, Republic of Korea http://www.cadre.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/cc/jackson.html Other Resources 1. Encyclopedia Britannica. Micropedia, vol. 6. (Encyclopedia Britannica Co. Chicago, 1991). Pp958-959.