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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is violence truly a manifestation of for the author?
(b) Sexual inadequacy.
(c) Hatred of women, especially the mother.
(d) Imperialism, power, and a hierarchy of control.
2. In the author's view, how should the beliefs about motherhood that she discusses be dealt with?
(a) They should be embraced by new mothers.
(b) They should be taught in schools.
(c) They should be replaced by non-European beliefs.
(d) They should be broken down and eliminated.
3. How does the author view housework?
(a) As extremely tiring.
(b) As demeaning.
(c) As women's work.
(d) As creative and life-affirming-sometimes more so than work outside the home.
4. What aspects of society, for example, would women be able to work towards changing if they were freed from exploitation.
(b) Politics and economics.
(c) City planning.
(d) Instituting new national holidays.
5. What represents true sexual liberty for the author?
(a) Same sex relations.
(b) Unrestricted heterosexual relations.
(d) Ending sexual oppression and sexism.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do these accepted beliefs about motherhood manifest for the author?
2. In the author's opinion, how did early feminists view violence against women?
3. Related to the issue of feminist writing, between which two groups does the author notice tension in the greater feminist movement?
4. What will happen if people follow the course of action regarding beliefs about motherhood proposed by the author?
5. What was the early feminist belief about creating change according to the author?
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