The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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. One must work hard to have one's energy flow towards _____________, Sue finds.
(a) Happiness.
(b) Compassion.
(c) Anger.
(d) Sadness.

2. What do the women in the women's consciousness-raising group in the movie explore with a mirror?
(a) The outside world.
(b) Their faces.
(c) A car.
(d) Their vaginas.

3. A man at a mixed gender retreat responded to a woman's concern that the Church marginalized women by saying that the church is _______ and it makes mistakes.
(a) Human.
(b) Dumb.
(c) Honored.
(d) Perfect.

4. What are the women in Sue's paintings and drawings missing as she begins to draw her feminine wound?
(a) Color.
(b) Hair.
(c) Eyes.
(d) Feet.

5. Carol P. Christ said that a woman's awakening begins with an experience of ______________ in her life.
(a) Meaning.
(b) Truth.
(c) Hectic energy.
(d) Nothingness.

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. What upsets Sue as she begins to do some research, although she does not take any action as a result?

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

4. Who wants Sue to drop the feminist thing in order to follow what they want?

5. To name, Sue says, is to define and to shape __________ in one's life, according to her lessons.

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. What is Sue's daughter doing when the two men begin to make insulting comments to her in the opening pages of the book?

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

6. What does Sue find happens to girls as they grow older and they enter into their adolescence?

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

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

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

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

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