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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Beauvoir and Irigaray disagree on?
(a) How gender asymmetry is generated.
(b) How societal mechanisms create identity.
(c) How sexality is a societal construction.
(d) How gender is presumed to be the same as sex.
2. Butler claims that feminists should criticize in which manner?
3. To Butler, looking for sexed nature prior to culture is a result of which of the following?
(a) Bad intentions.
(b) Low intelligence.
(c) High intelligence.
(d) Good intentions.
4. Butler says that feminist theory often looks for what type of person?
(a) A villain.
(b) An evil man.
(c) A scapegoat.
(d) A savior.
5. The subject of feminism cannot ground which of the following, according to Butler?
(a) Masculine identity.
(b) Feminine identity.
(c) Post-feminist politics.
(d) Feminist politics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Butler claims that which of the following produce feminine identity?
2. Levi-Strauss said that which of the following is the beginning of the divide between men and women?
3. What are theories referred to that produce ideas of social mechanisms of power?
4. Butler describes feminists as often hoping for which of the following?
5. Butler states that if the distinction between sex and gender is pushed too far, the idea of gender becomes of the following?
Short Essay Questions
1. What parameters does bisexuality lie outside?
2. What is postgenital sexuality?
3. How does Butler propose one can explode categories and oppositions?
4. Describe the nature-culture separation.
5. Why and how is gender created to oppress, according to Butler?
6. According to Witting, what determines gender?
7. How does Butler describe the process of construction?
8. What do Lacan, Riviere, and Freud disagree about?
9. What is a consequence that Butler suggests results from the lack of clarity between distinctions?
10. Describe the argument between Foucault and Barbin.
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