Penelope did lots to help around the house. To do this, she worked as a mom, she cooked, and she cleaned. This made her the ideal housewife. I chose a picture of a housewife which represents how Penelope acted.
From a home economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life. A few ones that stuck out to me: "You have no right to question him." "A good wife always knows her place.