Catcher In The Rye
by J.D. Salinger
Commitments in the 1950's
The men were focused on providing for their family. Their main goal was to be a bread maker and provide for their family in the sense that they all had clothes, food and shelter.
The women were to be the perfect little house wife and care for the children. Usually the kids consist of one girl and one boy in which the women were to make sure they were healthy and had everything they need.
The teenagers were focused on being the perfect children. All kids usually attended school up until high school graduation. The girls were to dress and act appropriately to be prepared for a future being a house wife. The boys were to learn the ropes and be prepared to work hard for the future family.
Society was so wrapped around the idea of a perfect family. A husband, wife, two kids. Everybody wanted a perfect little family until no inventions were available. Once the automobile and televisions were able to be purchased, everybody's new goal was to have the best and be the best while maintaining such a happy perfect little family.