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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. In Chapter 12, what did Hooks say about the experience of white women?
2. What did Hooks learn specifically about young, black men in terms of how they feel about social issues (i.e. sexism, racism)?
3. What did Hooks discuss in Chapter 13?
4. What did Hooks say about most white people during the period of slavery?
5. Hooks discussed the limitations of what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Hooks notice about classes that consisted mainly of white women concerning their interest in feminist theory?
2. What did Hooks say about the method she used to teach her students when the majority of them were black?
3. Who is the target audience for "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" and what does this mean?
4. What did Hooks say in Chapter 12 about the present state of feminist theory?
5. According to Hooks, what affected how she subjectively related to teaching?
6. What accusation did Hooks say many black men face when in a relationship with a white woman?
7. What did Hooks say about language and its influence on the learning process?
8. What did Hooks say about girls and the oppressive conditions they face?
9. What did Hooks say about black authors and feminists being one in the same?
10. Who was Ron Scapp? What role did he play in Hooks' life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is Chela Sandoval? What role did she play in Hooks' life in terms of teaching and education as a whole? What did Hooks think of Sandoval's work? What did Hooks say the public thinks of Sandoval's work?
Essay Topic 2
How did Hooks associate language with learning and her students? How did her students feel about being able to speak in the classroom? How did Hooks feel about her ability to speak within the classroom? Did anyone influence how she speaks and what she teaches?
Essay Topic 3
What did Hooks say about a poor woman's need for making money as an adult? What did these women consider a good job? Generally, what did their job prospects look like?
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