The Feminine Mystique Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wrote the famous study in maternal overprotection?

2. How did women seek to fill the void that their lack of self created?

3. What was interesting about the lives of all of the women within the mystique?

4. Newspaper headlines screamed that working mothers were responsible for __________________.

5. What percentage of ulcer patients is comprised of women?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Why is education integral to the destruction of the feminine mystique? What role does education play in the growing up of American women? How does this benefit America at the macro level? At the micro level? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast the women that pursued a career and self realization, to those who went to college strictly to find a husband, get married and have children. How do they differ in personal growth? How does society of that era view both women? Explain the difference in their marriages. Use quotes from the book.

Essay Topic 3

Explain how Freud obtained his views of women. How did his surroundings come into play? His child hood? Why is it hard to take Freudian views seriously when the method by which he obtained these psychoanalytical findings? Use quotes from the book.

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