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I Stand Here Ironing

I Stand Here Ironing

by Tillie Olsen

I Stand Here Ironing: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around I Stand Here Ironing? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is a scarce commodity?


Food
Shoes
Jewelry
Music
Cotton
Q. At the age of 2, how is Emily described?


Gorgeous
Healthy
Fat
Robust
All loveliness is gone
Q. Emily's talent is:


Doing math
Investigating science
Writing stories
Acting
Playing tennis
Q. What happens to Emily as her mother has more children?


Finds love
Finds friends
Finds a happy family
Achieves in school
Loses luster
Q. Emily's early skill is to:


Mask feelings
Sing
Dance
Tell jokes
Tell stories
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