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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 do the authors hope is the correction of this male crisis?
2. What does the Oedipal Child seek in his life?
3. A man's female sub-personality is called the _____.
4. What is the skill of the Oedipal Child?
5. In archetypal psychology, what do men inherit from generations before?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Admiring Men?
2. Why do the authors feel modern rites of passage don't reflect true men or society?
3. How does the Impotent Lover get trapped in a cycle?
4. What are the challenges men face in maturing and how do the authors see the challenges affect them?
5. Why is the Lover in such great need of the other archetypes?
6. According to the authors, what are the most important challenges for a man to face?
7. Why do these archetypes need to coexist in a boy for him to develop into a man?
8. According to the authors, why are action movies and sports so favored among men?
9. Why does the Grandstander Bully act as he does?
10. Why don't men hold the pinnacle of their archetype?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss whether the author's suggestions for correcting this crisis are feasible or not. Can it be done simply by man's realization of its true nature? Are there other challenges that are beyond man's control? What else is needed for this correction?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss what you believe has caused this shift from a well-established initiation process to a complete lack of positive structure today.
Essay Topic 3
The authors discuss ancient rituals and initiations for younger men to grow into maturity but claim that no such thing exists today. Discuss whether you agree with the authors' beliefs about the current state of masculinity.
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