Dinkum Assorted - Working Lives: Breakdown of Book Conditions of Working Environment: 1. Own Pecking order 2. All regarded as equal } among woman 3. Accepted as themselves } workers 4. INFORMAL 5. War work for women p.88 6. Women capable pg.83 7. Moving on pg.84 Attitudes to work: Positive: 1. Want to succeed in business 2. Independence 3. Leave confined boredom of house wife role behind 4. This is a challenge to tradition 5. Biscuit Factory stepping stone to increased independence: a.) Florrie "..I'll learn to build meself a ship. A bloody big ship" pg.85 b.) Vi + Rosie - Travel + Show business c.) "Just think ladies, you'll never need to look at a biscuit again." - Grace, Pg.88 Negative: 1. Boss - Doesn't pay enough - prevents initiative given to men - sexual discrimination 2. Connie - Spies on them; Pawn broker Pg. 10 "Dorris: Go home you Pommie dobber.." These two restrict or seem to restrict them. But Connie, as a favourite, is suspect but at last is accepted Social + Historical Environment: 1. Lack of men BUT criticized men and joked about them eg. a.) Dummies to practise dancing - joke about men's role Quote - Pg.54-61 Making fun 2. Millie - Suicidal due to husband "Missing in action" 3. Oppose Connie for "locking up her husband" Tips: * Make Statement * Quote Directly * Explain!! * Refer to Supplementary material Return to last menu
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