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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When feminism first began, hooks explains that which of the following was the second group feminism was split between?
2. In which decade did hooks see the feminist political movement diminish after the sexual revolution?
3. What does hooks propose the public does to avoid passing on misinformation about feminism?
4. In what type of society is every voice heard, according to hooks?
5. Hooks believes that young women growing up at the time the book was written will feel that what issue is no longer a problem?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why were many radical feminists allegedly dismayed by their leaders?
2. What were some of the problems that hooks witnessed with feminist parenting?
3. What is required for women to be liberated from Hooks' perspective?
4. How did many white feminists react to black women pointing out racism within the feminist movement?
5. Hooks claimed that in order for feminism to regain momentum, what is essential?
6. What role does power feminism play in the downfall of feminism, according to hooks?
7. What productive suggestions does hooks make for employment?
8. How did hooks, and other women, recognize that sexual liberation and sexual promiscuity were not the same thing?
9. How did female bonding play a role in the feminist movement from hooks' perspective?
10. What types of violence constitute patriarchal violence?
Essay Topic 1
What are some ways that hooks suggests feminism can gain momentum? Which ideas seem most realistic or practical? Why?
Essay Topic 2
What does hooks mean when she says that one of feminism's greatest foes was the "enemy within"? Do you agree with her on this issue? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Hooks claims what were the effects of the sexual revolution on contraception and abortion?
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