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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was really difficult to sell?
2. In 1948, what was the percentage of men that had had some homosexual experience?
3. What need is deeply set within human nature?
4. What occurred in the last decade?
5. What is the first step in finding oneself as a woman?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What kinds of opposition did women face in their movement to gain equal rights? How were they the subject of ridicule and scorn? How were they the butt of public jokes and humiliated? How were they balked? Explain your answer using quotes from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Examine the image of the corporate woman. What kind of person is she? How does a woman have to behave in order to maintain her position of social stature? How are these kinds of women portrayed in Hollywood? Where else are there images of corporate women?
Essay Topic 3
How is it impossible to live within the confines of the feminine mystique for any length of time? Why is it so difficult for women to pursue a socially acceptable role of 'femininity' within the culture of the 1950's? Are their any comparable situations in today's day and age? Explain your answers.
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