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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. According to the author, Aphrodite is most similar to what other goddess?
2. What is the title of Book 2, Chapter 7?
(a) "The Vulnerable Goddesses."
(b) "The Maternal Goddesses."
(c) "The Transformative Goddesses."
(d) "The Virgin Goddesses."
3. In Book 2, Chapter 11, the author uses what prominent female as an example?
(a) Florence Nightingale.
(b) Lou Salome.
(c) Marie Curie.
(d) Hillary Clinton.
4. According to Book 2, Chapter 7, what group of women would be associated with the goddesses in the previous chapter?
(a) Homosexual women.
(b) Mature women.
(c) Elderly women.
(d) Adolescent women.
5. How do Demeter women view marriage?
(a) As a means to becoming a mother.
(b) As their ultimate goal in life.
(c) As a way to be spiritually united with their lover.
(d) As an inconvenience and a bore.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Demeter's marital status?
2. According to the author, what group of women would be associated with the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?
3. The author assumes that, for many readers, vulnerability is closely associated with what?
4. What was written on the item Eris threw?
5. What defines the character of a heroine?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the characteristics of a Hera woman?
2. According to the author, how does a heroine handle self-sacrifice?
3. What happened to the goddesses as a result of Eris' trick?
4. What final arrangement was worked out between Persephone and her kidnapper?
5. What does the author say about the "special woman" in Book 2, Chapter 11?
6. What is the "circle of fear"?
7. What role does grief play in the heroine's journey?
8. What did Eris do in response to the affront she received?
9. What happened when Persephone was kidnapped?
10. What is the chief characteristic of the vulnerable goddesses?
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