Nickle and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich, Dr. Ehrenreich a writer decides over an expensive meal with one of her editors to try to survive with a series of lower wage jobs. Along the journey, Ehrenreich encounters other women who are in the similar situations as the one she has placed herself into. Ehrenreich succeeds….
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Anti-war and civil rights movements. She is a widely read and award-winning columnist and essayist , and author of 21 books. Ehrenreich was born Barbara Alexander to Isabelle Oxley and Ben Howes Alexander in Butte , Montana, which she describes as then being "a bustling, brawling, blue collar mining town. He eventually became a senior executive at the Gillette Corporation. Her parents later divorced. Ehrenreich originally studied physics at Reed College , later changing to chemistry and graduating in Her senior thesis was entitled Electrochemical oscillations of the silicon anode.
I thought the experiments resulted in average, and intolerable work environments. Working one or two jobs was needed to survive and pay for necessities. From my perspective, it was a useful trial to show readers the hardships people of every culture deal with constantly. My reactions and thoughts about the novel were surprising to read improper word language, the imagery details of her job positions, and the reactions were interesting.
Also the author was able to strengthen her argument by adding supporting views from authorities Jean Baker Miller , which emphasized how women tend to avoid the appearance of power as she never take credit for her achievements and usually blames it on being lucky. Being tough is an essential quality women should possess in order to succeed in society but also being ladylike. Yet they are still treated as second class citizens. Women need to speak up and defend the right for girls to play.