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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is the union of Demeter and her mate described?
2. What group of women might identify with Hera?
3. What did Persephone's kidnapper do to her?
4. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?
5. What is the goddess Eris's role in women's lives?
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
The author recommends that women develop an "internal committee" of goddesses. How is this helpful? What can women learn through this activity? What are the various ways in which this internal committee can manifest itself? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Outwardly, Athena and Artemis have a lot in common: both are virgin goddesses, both are wise, both are goddesses of the hunt. What is different about the two? What different qualities would manifest in women who identified with each goddess? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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