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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. Sue believes that the story of Eden is one that created ___________ geography in the world.
(a) Uncharted.
(b) Dirty.
(c) Wounded.
(d) Mirrored.

2. Sue realizes she has labeled herself the __________ woman, putting male authority figures at the center of her life and accepting a secondary role.
(a) Unambiguous.
(b) Pure.
(c) Normal.
(d) Ambiguous.

3. Florence Nightingale once said that our _________ lies between pain and paralysis.
(a) Future.
(b) Truth.
(c) Choice.
(d) Understanding.

4. What does a woman in the group feel is a sign to the group and represents a gift to the group?
(a) The sand.
(b) A turtle shell.
(c) The water.
(d) The song they sing.

5. The church seems to have a stake in orthodoxy, so the __________ people are scary to them.
(a) Female.
(b) Childish.
(c) Independent-minded.
(d) Closed minded.

Short Answer Questions

1. In May, Sue attended a Journey into ____________ conference on St. Simon Island off the coast of Georgia.

2. The patriarchy seems to consider and accept _______ and dependence as being natural states of being.

3. What is the last church that Sue attempts to join in order to find a place where her beliefs can be supported in a traditional way?

4. What is the profession of the woman who other women pointed out is 'still a woman' even if she is well trained?

5. Sue believes that like the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz," patriarchal society's heart is being cut away by a ____________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What are some of the issues women face when they enter the workforce, according to Sue Monk Kidd?

2. How are girls expected to become less threatening when they are in school or when they are in a working environment?

3. Why does the Goddess Hera take an annual bath at Kanathos, according to Sue's findings?

4. How does Sue feel that the scriptures in the Church are explained away, reducing the power of females?

5. What does a Cherokee woman Sue meets on a retreat tell her that her dreams are meant to do?

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

7. What does the Bible seem to say about the way in which women are made for men? What are they meant to do in their lives in service of men?

8. How does Sue try to avoid dealing with the emerging realization of the Feminine Wound in this section of the book?

9. How does Sue begin to define the idea of patriarchy when she starts out this section of the book?

10. What does Sue see in a magazine as the plane is beginning to descend from the sky and she wishes she could disappear into that image?

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