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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. Alice Walker says that if you are able to write or paint your pain, it will be very ____________ for a person.
(a) Joyful.
(b) Opening.
(c) Healing.
(d) Painful.

2. To name, Sue says, is to define and to shape __________ in one's life, according to her lessons.
(a) Reality.
(b) The future.
(c) Power.
(d) Men.

3. Sue believes she has been in a deep _____________ about what the subordination of women does to them psychologically.
(a) Dream.
(b) Coma.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Longing.

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

5. Sue tries to become more ____________ with God, but the maleness of his figure begins to make her feel uncomfortable.
(a) Talkative.
(b) Belligerent.
(c) Faithful.
(d) Understanding.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Sue learn that some people think that ERA stands for, in addition to Equal Rights Amendment?

2. Who is the teacher at the charm school that Sue attends when she is a young girl?

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

4. Mother and _________ are both the stuff out of which everything is composed, Sue realizes.

5. What does a woman in the group feel is a sign to the group and represents a gift to the group?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What is the 'Great Imbalance' that Sue defines in this section of the book in the discussion about patriarchy?

3. 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?

4. Does Sue ever find a discussion of a time when women were considered to be equal to men in theological studies?

5. What are the differences between men and women as pointed out in the section called, "Spirit Over Nature?"

6. What does the Bible have to say about the womanly conditions which occur on a monthly basis?

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

8. What happens the first time that Sue points out that women get a rotten deal when it comes to society?

9. What does Sue point out that many pregnant women apologize to their husbands for?

10. What causes Sue to begin to weep for weeks over the Feminine Wound which she has begun to understand?

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