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I Stand Here Ironing

I Stand Here Ironing

by Tillie Olsen

I Stand Here Ironing: Themes (For the Most Part) 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. In what year did this story win the O. Henry award?


1948
1958
1961
1971
1981
Q. Tillie Olsen's groundbreaking work was called:


Happiness
Families
Silences
Sounds
Heroics
Q. In the characters' world, what is a luxury?


Family
Health
Eloquence
Children
Clothing
Q. Which relationship is featured?


Husband-wife
Father-son
Father-daughter
Mother-son
Mother-daughter
Q. Which social class is featured?


Elite
Aristrocratic
Land poor
Middle class
Working class
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