The World Historical Transformation of Marriage
Pre-reading: Eye-catching features.
1. a. Check () the eye-catching features that appear in this text.
() Eye Catching Features
v source of the text
v date of publication
v subtitle or information under the title
v author’s name
V biographical information about the author
v section headings (which divide the text)
v enlarged quotes
tables/ graphs/ charts
bibliography/ references/ further reading
b. Quote the eye catching features which tell us that this text deals with changes in marriage. (One quote is enough.)
The social role of marriage, divorce, and singlehood in the modern world is qualitatively different from anything we have seen in the past.
c. What is the author’s perspective on the topic of marriage?
Check () one.
religious historical economic
d. Scan the text for dates. Name 3 centuries that the text will focus on.
1. 17th century 2. 18th century 3. 20th
Introduction (paragraphs 1-6)
2. In par. 1, the author mentions “two-provider families”, “living together”, “divorce in
Malaysia” and so on.
What idea do these examples illustrate?
The things that seem new in family are actually quite traditional.
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