The Feminine Mystique: Summary & Author


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What was Betty Friedan's profession before writing The Feminine Mystique?

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1. What phrase did Friedan use to refer to sexism in The Feminine Mystique?

2. What movement is The Feminine Mystique credited with helping start?

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With these tools, we'll touch on subjects related to The Feminine Mystique, such as its author, changes it helped make, and criticisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

We'll test you about the following:

  • What Betty Friedan did before writing The Feminine Mystique
  • A phrase related to sexism in The Feminine Mystique
  • The movement The Feminine Mystique helped start
  • A psychologist Friedan criticized
  • Criticisms on Friedan

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the significance of The Feminine Mystique
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding backlash on The Feminine Mystique and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the impact of Friedan's book

Additional Learning

You'll be able to continue learning about this famous book by checking out our lesson titled The Feminine Mystique: Summary & Author. The lesson will go over:

  • Betty Friedan's career as an author
  • Criticism on systematic sexism
  • Reception of The Feminine Mystique