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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. What is the third group of goddesses called?
2. What is the second metaphor used to explain the triggering of archetypes?
3. Hestia is the goddess of what?
4. What is the second of two factors that would trouble an Athena woman whose marriage was dissolved?
5. Hestia is described as what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What goddesses does the author use for the archetypes in the book?
2. What groups are the goddesses divided into?
3. How are the three goddesses described in Book 2, Chapter 3?
4. Why does the author choose to contrast the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 3?
5. How many years passed between the editions of Goddesses in Everywoman?
6. What does Bolen say sometimes happens to women when they have children?
7. How does Book 2, Chapter 1, begin?
8. Which goddesses are discussed in Book 2, Chapter 3?
9. What are the two types of archetypes in the universe, described by Bolen?
10. What was the marital situation of Artemis' mother and father?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author chose seven ancient Grecian goddesses, and divided them into three categories. Why did she choose the goddesses she did? Do you agree with the way the goddesses are grouped together? Why or why not? Are there any goddesses that were not included, which you feel should have been included? Why or why not? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the virgin 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
Artemis displays a rather constant preference for females, while Athena is almost always in the company of men or boys. Why is this so? What is the difference in the ways the two goddesses relate to men? What do they have in common? What information can we gather about the personalities of the two goddesses as a result of their relationships with men? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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