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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. The author states that Aphrodite helps people come closer to what state?
(a) Their golden state.
(b) Their resting state.
(c) Their home state.
(d) Their ideal state.

2. The author uses what type of woman as an example of an Aphrodite woman?
(a) A woman who is in touch and comfortable with her sexual nature.
(b) A woman whose potential is not fully realized until she has a mate.
(c) A woman with a male mentor, whom others suspect of being lovers.
(d) A woman who forms lasting relationships with ease.

3. What is the second chapter about Aphrodite called?
(a) "The Alchemical Goddess."
(b) "Aphrodite and Hephaestus."
(c) "Goddess of Love and Beauty."
(d) "The Transformative Goddess."

4. Where were most of Demeter's maternal energies directed?
(a) To her nieces and nephews.
(b) To the fertility of the Earth itself.
(c) To her many children.
(d) To her only daughter.

5. Why does the author differentiate between heroines and non-heroines?
(a) She wants readers to see that heroines have more desirable qualities.
(b) She doesn't want non-heroines to get less recognition.
(c) She doesn't want readers to believe that every woman is a heroine.
(d) They have many of the same qualities and are sometimes difficult to differentiate.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the special ability or power of the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?

2. Where, in a woman's personality, might the goddess archetypes operate?

3. What is often the most important part of the heroine's journey?

4. Who was the father of Demeter's child?

5. According to the author, what group of women would be associated with the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?

Short Essay Questions

1. What final arrangement was worked out between Persephone and her kidnapper?

2. What is Hera's position in the Olympian family of gods?

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

4. How does the author use a fiction novel as an example to illustrate her concept of the heroine?

5. Aside from her mother and her husband, what was Persephone's other major relationship?

6. What recommendations does the author make for avoiding and overcoming depression?

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

8. What were the benefits of the arrangement that Persephone makes?

9. What role does grief play in the heroine's journey?

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

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