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

2. Women sometimes keep silent in order to avoid being labeled as one of the fanatical ______________.
(a) Mothers.
(b) Feminists.
(c) Zealots.
(d) Lesbians.

3. What was the nickname that was given to Sue as a child by her brother, according to her recollection?
(a) Sue Monk.
(b) Sue-up.
(c) Brother Sue.
(d) Sue Bee.

4. What prompts the beginning of a journey, according to Sue's own experience?
(a) Death.
(b) Pain.
(c) Another woman.
(d) Joy.

5. What does Sue decide to burn when she makes a ritual for the way she is going to let go of her feminine wound?
(a) Her bra.
(b) Her drawings.
(c) A flower.
(d) A Bible.

Short Answer Questions

1. A recently ordained minister tells Sue that she is asked to remove her ____________ before officiating so as to take the attention away from her gender.

2. Sue tries to become more ____________ with God, but the maleness of his figure begins to make her feel uncomfortable.

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

4. In her moment of awakening, Sue began to touch the ___________ of her feminine life.

5. What does Sue mistakenly call herself when she is at the monastery and introduces herself to someone else?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Sue feel that women have become inferior in the way they think and behave, even though they are not this way naturally?

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

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

4. 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?

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

6. What is the role of women according to television and movies, according to Sue's findings?

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

8. 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?

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

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

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