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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the unique characteristic of human existence?
2. Women's chances at happiness in marriage _______ as their career participation ________ .
3. What are considered "mutations"?
4. Who wrote the famous study in maternal overprotection?
5. How did the image of sex change?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the role that religion plays in perpetuating the feminine mystique. Why do you think this is the case? What does religion stand to gain if the women stay home? Why? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the social propaganda around the feminine mystique. How has married life been glorified and glamorized? Why has it been made to be more than it is? What is the benefit to women staying at home, from an economic standpoint. Explain your answer using quotes from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Hypothesize on the outcome of society at large if the women continued living purely within the confines of femininity? How would it affect the population two generations further? Three? Would it make American society stronger or weaker to have that increased level of devotion in the household? Explain your answer using quotes from the book.
This section contains 275 words
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