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I Stand Here Ironing
I Stand Here Ironing
by Tillie Olsen

I Stand Here Ironing: Symbols True or False

1. What is a scarce commodity? -> Shoes
2. At the age of 2, how is Emily described? -> All loveliness is gone
3. Emily's talent is: -> Writing stories
4. What happens to Emily as her mother has more children? -> Loses luster
5. Emily's early skill is to: -> Mask feelings