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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 Hooks say should replace the hierarchies that are dismantled?
2. What relationship did Hooks say the formerly oppressed should have with former oppressors?
3. What is the last name of Hooks' friend mentioned in Chapter 13?
4. What is a difference between the upbringing of Hooks and her friend?
5. What did Hooks say would be the experience for American blacks?
Short Essay Questions
1. Hooks used Chapter 9 to do what with many of the ideas she previously discussed? How did the readers feel about these ideas?
2. What was the main issue addressed in Chapter 13? What was the first thing mentioned about this issue?
3. According to Hooks, what affected how she subjectively related to teaching?
4. What group did Hooks thank as being the first audience who gave her the opportunity to discuss the main topic of Chapter 15 candidly?
5. What new experience did Hooks say many American blacks are currently facing?
6. In Chapter 8, what hierarchies did Hooks talk about dismantling? What will replace them?
7. According to Chapter 9, in what way was "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" a failure?
8. What does Hooks say about her students and liberating practices?
9. What did Hooks observe about the relationship between black women and white men? In what contexts did she speak of this relationship?
10. What special characteristics are mentioned about Chapter 12?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
As a child, what was Hooks' experience with the patriarchal system? Was it something she agreed or disagreed with? How did she approach the patriarchal system as an adult? How is "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" influenced by the patriarchal system?
Essay Topic 2
How did Hooks feel about her work not being published by a university publishing company? What possible reason did she give for why it was not? What effect did this have on her?
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 12, what was Hooks' opinion of the way the public views feminist theory? What did she believe could happen because of this? Did she believe a feminist backlash had taken place? If so, what did she hope for in terms of a resolution?
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