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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To what city does Audre Lorde compare the atmosphere and the weather of Moscow?
(a) London.
(b) New York.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Berlin.

2. There is only, according to Audre Lorde, the renewed __________ to try out the old ideas which are waiting around.
(a) Power.
(b) Courage.
(c) Inspiration.
(d) Creativity.

3. Who was the person which send the copy of Mary Daly's book to Audre Lorde in order to review it?
(a) No one.
(b) Robert Staples.
(c) Mary Daly.
(d) Adrienne Rich.

4. Erotic provides the ___________ of sharing an experience with another, according to Audre Lorde.
(a) Power.
(b) Truth.
(c) Belief.
(d) Connection.

5. Audre Lorde accuses Daly of using her _________ to legitimize her writing in the eyes of black women readers.
(a) Picture.
(b) Words.
(c) Ideas.
(d) Review.

Short Answer Questions

1. Audre Lorde challenges the people at the panel to look at their lives as she looked at her possible _______________.

2. Audre Lorde feels that the erotic can be a tool for ____________ and an energizing force to bring about change.

3. What is NOT one of the ills of life which poetry serves to cure, acting as an antidote to these ills, according to Audre Lorde?

4. Audre Lorde meets a women with whom she identifies strongly, at the ___________ Collective.

5. Audre Lorde decided to publish the open letter to Mary Daly after sending it to her and receiving ______________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Audre Lorde say that Mary Daly used the poem on genital mutilation to do within her book?

2. What does Audre Lorde says is a symptom of white male-centric thought processes?

3. What leads to better decision making, in Audre Lorde's opinion, which becomes a source of power?

4. What are some of the regrets that Audre Lorde sees in her own life as she admits in her speech?

5. What are the four forms of human blindness, according to Audre Lorde in this section?

6. What happens to hopes and to dreams when they are put into language in poetry, according to Audre Lorde?

7. What does Audre Lorde believe is missing from Mary Daly's work and she begins to point this out in the letter?

8. How does Audre Lorde define the idea of erotic and what it means to be erotic in the context of this chapter?

9. What are the two ways, according to Audre Lorde, in which the erotic can serve a person?

10. Why does Audre Lorde include the example of Patricia Cowan's murder in her essay response?

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