Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is Sue's daughter doing when the two men begin to make insulting comments to her in the opening pages of the book?
Sue's daughter is working at a drugstore, where she is stocking the shelves with toothpaste as the men begin to make insulting comments about women.
2. How would a person describe the life of Sue Monk Kidd at this point of the book in relation to her family, profession, and religion?
Sue Monk Kidd is a full-time writer who has been married for eighteen years and has two children. She attends church regularly and is uncomfortable with the word feminist.
3. What is the dream that causes Sue Monk Kidd to question her own life and how she relates to it?
Sue has a dream in which she is giving birth alone on a beach and ends up giving birth to herself in this dream.
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