This study is important in order to show how people or certain events promote societal changes. The essay was separated into two topics: the change in society (focusing on gender roles), and Julia Child’s influences and accomplishments, with connections between the two made throughout. Analysis of research is provided to discern how much Julia Child had to do with the change in America as opposed to other people or events that occurred around the same time period.
The conclusions reached from this study show that Julia Child did play a role in affecting Americans; however, it was because of many other reasons, events, and people that the major changes took place. The effect that Child had on America can certainly be seen though the change in the supermarkets, and personal accounts of the affect Child had on them. But more than that, it is because of the increases in technological advancements in the kitchen and through many other women revolutionaries that the society in America changed. Through discovery, Child had a huge impact ...
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