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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 feels that teenage girls begin to change in those years, sleeping _________ and seeing fitful glimpses of fearful truth.
(a) Lightly.
(b) Numbly.
(c) Deeply.
(d) Quietly.

2. What does Sue consider to be so pervasive that it is as invisible as polluted air in the world?
(a) Christianity.
(b) Feminism.
(c) Patriarchy.
(d) Paganism.

3. ____________ is being raped and disregarded and the church stands aloof, seeing matter as inherently evil.
(a) Honor.
(b) Childhood.
(c) Faith.
(d) Nature.

4. What does Sue mistakenly call herself when she is at the monastery and introduces herself to someone else?
(a) Monk Sue.
(b) Sister Sue.
(c) Mother Sue.
(d) Father Sue.

5. Mother and _________ are both the stuff out of which everything is composed, Sue realizes.
(a) Ashes.
(b) Trees.
(c) Matter.
(d) Cells.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who was at the top of the chart the visiting preacher had drawn in order to show the idea of a God-ordained family?

3. In the epistle of Timothy, what is a woman supposed to do in all of her submissiveness?

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

5. Florence Nightingale once said that our _________ lies between pain and paralysis.

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is anger something which Sue is afraid to express in her own life?

2. What does Sue believe that she is because she lacks teachers to help her on her journey?

3. 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?

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

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

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

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

8. 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?

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

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

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