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Sue Monk Kidd
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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. During the dream that Sue has about herself, who does she give birth to?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Ann.
(c) The planet Earth.
(d) Herself.

2. Sue did not want to believe that she could be wounded by her own ____________ as she began her journey.
(a) Faith.
(b) Husband.
(c) Writing.
(d) Ideas.

3. Who wants Sue to drop the feminist thing in order to follow what they want?
(a) The priest.
(b) John.
(c) Ann.
(d) Sandy.

4. Who is the first person that Sue talks to about the journey she experiences in her life?
(a) Julie.
(b) Ann.
(c) Betty.
(d) Sandy.

5. Sue believes that like the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz," patriarchal society's heart is being cut away by a ____________.
(a) Fake wizard.
(b) Hatchet.
(c) Cursed ax.
(d) Lack of oil.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is NOT one of the things that Sue Monk Kidd says that women will encounter in the workforce?

2. What does Sue decide to burn when she makes a ritual for the way she is going to let go of her feminine wound?

3. What does Sue take from the forest in order to create a symbol of herself beginning to hatch her own life?

4. What does Sue consider to be so pervasive that it is as invisible as polluted air in the world?

5. What do the women in the women's consciousness-raising group in the movie explore with a mirror?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are some of the stereotypes of being a good Christian woman, according to Sue's life?

2. What is the story that Sue's friend Betty shares with her about how a family teaches their children about the river?

3. What does Sue do in order to symbolically cast away the old when she realizes she needs to get rid of her assumptions?

4. How does Sue define her state of being an Unambiguous Woman? What does this mean she does in relation to men?

5. What is the dream that causes Sue Monk Kidd to question her own life and how she relates to it?

6. What does the old woman's t-shirt say which Sue sees when she tries to envision a world which is equal?

7. Why does Sue have troubles talking with God about her problems in life?

8. 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?

9. What does Sue feel she is lacking internally that prevents her from questioning the male authority and her role in the world?

10. When Ann is younger and asks why women cannot be deacons in the church, what is the answer that her Vacation Bible School teacher tell her?

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