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Consider the three main female characters in the text: Mama, Ruth and Beneatha.

Based on their conflicts (both internal and external), with which of the statements below would the playwright most likely agree?


Women — like men — are generally flawed and unreliable.


Women are exceptionally capable at forging their own way in life to achieve independence.


Women are generally helpless, relying on men for most things.


A woman's traditional role in society is valuable, but a woman should not necessarily be confined to these roles.


The modern world offers nearly infinite opportunities for women to achieve their full potential.

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