Creative task: Modern Guides for Good Wives

Some might say that the American Good Wife’s Guide from 1955, featured as the source text in the module “Woman in Society,” is a thing of the past—an outdated relic. It’s a historical curiosity showcasing a bygone era, something one might read for amusement, interpreting the advice as an anecdote or a fairy tale. But a cursory internet search reveals something entirely different. An article from Papilot titled: “A Guide for Beginners: How to be a good wife? What to do to make your husband crazy about you and not lose interest in you?” sounds like it’s lifted straight from…

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