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Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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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 emotions are part of Demeter's story?
(a) A need for help.
(b) Devotion.
(c) All answers are correct.
(d) Depression.

2. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
(a) One.
(b) None.
(c) Three.
(d) Two.

3. What is the goddess Eris's role in women's lives?
(a) Helping women to understand their personal needs.
(b) Allowing women to be independent and self-sufficient.
(c) Creating discord within a woman's self, or between her and others.
(d) Fostering relationships between women and those closest to them.

4. According to the author, what happens to non-heroines?
(a) They go along with others to such a degree that they cease to live their own lives.
(b) They are often repressed and looked down upon by heroines.
(c) They are depressed, and emotionally unstable.
(d) They don't have rewarding intimate relationships.

5. What sort of term is "heroine"?
(a) Anachronistic.
(b) Semantic.
(c) Elitist.
(d) Psychological.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the story of the heroine's journey, how does the heroine relate to herself?

2. Why is it easy, according to the author, to forgive Hera for not being "able to have full control over her own husband"?

3. Eris is the Greek goddess of what?

4. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?

5. Which goddess did the mortal man select as the winner?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is suggested by the switch from the virgin goddesses to the vulnerable ones?

2. What is the chief characteristic of the vulnerable goddesses?

3. What is most important for Demeter women?

4. What are some of the characteristics of a Hera woman?

5. What does the author say about the "special woman" in Book 2, Chapter 11?

6. How did Hera and her husband meet and marry?

7. Why are the goddesses great reminders, according to the author?

8. How many chapters are devoted to Aphrodite?

9. What constitutes the nature of a heroine?

10. What was Demeter's family situation?

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