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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. Hooks used this term to describe the feminist view of men that is not threatening.
2. Where does female circumcision occur as mentioned in the text?
3. What is the other term that hooks uses to describe domestic violence?
4. What system allows dominance to survive, according to hooks?
5. Hooks attributes who to contributing to young boys' distorted view of what defines masculinity when it came to feminist parenting?
Short Essay Questions
1. What role does spirituality and religion play in feminism?
2. Describe a scenario in which somebody shows that patriarchal violence is acceptable.
3. According to hooks, what still needs to be done for racial relations?
4. What were some of the problems that hooks witnessed with feminist parenting?
5. What productive suggestions does hooks make for employment?
6. What are some important issues that feminists are concerned with in countries that are not the United States of America?
7. What are two practices hooks described as originating from sexism and misogyny?
8. What is the difference between a "woman-identified woman" and a "man-identified woman"?
9. Why were many radical feminists allegedly dismayed by their leaders?
10. How did hooks, and other women, recognize that sexual liberation and sexual promiscuity were not the same thing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
How and why was literature significant to the feminist movement in the way that hooks portrays it? How did literature written by women contribute to the end of gender bias in curricula?
Essay Topic 3
Does hooks provide sufficient evidence to convince you as a reader that the feminist movement can end all forms of oppression and sexism? Why or why not?
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