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14. Becoming Visible

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  • Before reading "The Magic Barrel," organize a student discussion on the problems of dating and finding a mate. Why is finding a date or a mate so difficult? What qualities do most students want in a date or a mate? What are the qualifications parents would set for the "perfect date" or mate? What mechanisms or customs did people use to find dates or mates in the past? What mechanisms do we use now? Do they work?

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