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

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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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 did Persephone's kidnapper do to her?

2. Why does the author differentiate between heroines and non-heroines?

3. According to the author, what might some women like about Hera?

4. Where were most of Demeter's maternal energies directed?

5. Who was the mortal man selected to settle the dispute among the goddesses?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do women often react to the story of Hera?

2. How did Hera and her husband meet and marry?

3. What is most important for Demeter women?

4. How many chapters are devoted to Aphrodite?

5. What happened to the goddess Eris?

6. What recommendations does the author make for avoiding and overcoming depression?

7. How was Demeter different from the other goddesses?

8. What were Aphrodite's most important relationships?

9. Aphrodite is the goddess of what?

10. What happened to the goddesses as a result of Eris' trick?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

The author states that therapy is a means of self-care and empowerment for women. Do you agree? What skills do women learn in therapy that enable them to better care for themselves? Is there any other way for them to learn these skills? Are there any circumstances in which therapy doesn't help? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.

Essay Topic 3

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.

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