Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?

2. What emotions are part of Demeter's story?

3. What is the central factor of a Hera woman's life?

4. Non-heroines are governed by what goddesses?

5. How many consorts did Demeter's mate have before her?

Essay Topics

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

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

Goddesses in Everywoman is, obviously, written for women. What would change about the lessons contained in the book if it were geared toward men? What portions of the book are specifically for women, and could not be altered to suit men? Why? If the book were written for men, what gods might be used? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.

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