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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Athena is the goddess of what quality?
2. Artemis is the goddess of what activity?
3. Why did Artemis leave the city she lived in?
4. About what did the author have to wait to write a book?
5. Hestia is described as what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were the author's results with her method of treatment?
2. The author of Goddesses in Everywoman is a proponent of what kind of therapy?
3. How many years passed between the editions of Goddesses in Everywoman?
4. What groups are the goddesses divided into?
5. What are the two types of archetypes in the universe, described by Bolen?
6. What did Aphrodite do to Hestia?
7. What is the difference between the two types of archetypes?
8. What were the circumstances of Artemis' birth?
9. What is one of the major characteristics of an Athena woman?
10. What qualities does a Hestia woman possess?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Persephone and Demeter have a very strong and intimate bond between them. What does Demeter do to get Persephone back after she is kidnapped? How does the separation affect Demeter and Persephone? How would a relationship like theirs manifest itself in modern society? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the vulnerable goddesses. What are their defining characteristics? What do they all have in common? What makes them different from one another? Which types of women identify with each goddess? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Through therapy, the author says that women can become more aware of the inner and outer forces, of self and society, which both help and hinder them. What are the internal forces? What are the external ones? Which forces have a greater effect? Why? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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