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Hockenbury and Hockenbury tell us that daily hassles often cause more
stress than major problems do. According to several studies, men and
women report different kinds of daily stress and react to stress differently,
though both experience psychological and physical symptoms. Some
research shows that daily hassles produce stress because their effects are
cumulative — that is, they add up over time to create major stress.

Read the summary paragraph on the bottom of p. 37. Identify the author’s goal in writing the paragraph. How effectively do you think the author met that goal?

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    I assume that the paragraph above is the summary paragraph.

    The author's goal is usually stated in the first sentence.

    Do YOU think the author effectively met this goal?

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