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I Stand Here Ironing

I Stand Here Ironing


by Tillie Olsen

I Stand Here Ironing: Strike While the Iron Is Hot True or False

1. For what was Emily in the hospital when Susan was born? -> Measles
2. At school, Emily was referred to as which of the following? -> A natural-born leader
3. What did Emily win at school? -> The talent show
4. What does Emily do when she gets home? -> Fixes herself something to eat
5. What does the narrator hope for Emily? -> That she’ll get a job and move out