Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many hours did the average housewife sleep, but still found themselves tired?
2. Where are the chains to the housewives' trap located?
3. What terrifies the seventeen-year-old girl?
4. Which statement best fits the main problem?
5. What was Freud most concerned about in regards to society?
Short Essay Questions
1. In summation, why was it that the women went home after winning the suffrage?
2. What sex was responsible for the divorcing of women and the outside world?
3. Why must Freud's psychoanalytical views be discounted?
4. Define "Feminine protest".
5. What is the distinguishing feature about the women of the suburbs?
6. What do the children of vicarious living mothers commonly identify with?
7. What choice did the mystique leave to women?
8. According to the media, why should an American housewife be happy with her lot?
9. Why is economic independence so necessary for women?
10. What was considered "true feminine fulfillment"?
Explain the roles that educators play in the feminine mystique. How are they responsible for propagating it, despite believing in equality for women? In what ways are women held back by the educators? Explain the educators guilt. Is this guilt founded on legitimate concerns? Explain your answer.
How can a woman's husband act as an anchor within the feminine mystique? Is this intentional? How is it ultimately the woman's decision to go back to school and continue her education? What things prevent her from doing so?
How were men equally a part of a "masculine mystique" during the years of the Vietnam war? What kind of roles did the men play during this time, and what were they told was the full extent of masculinity? How did they oppose the masculine mystique, and what kinds of pressure did they face in response to their movement?
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