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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. How many children does Sue Monk Kidd have as she relates in the story about her history and her background?
(a) Four.
(b) Three.
(c) Two.
(d) One.

2. ___________ are said to represent regeneration, female wisdom, and power, according to Sue's research.
(a) Horses.
(b) Snakes.
(c) Doves.
(d) Robins.

3. Recognizing the feminine wound is important as it is the way for women to stop being ___________ in society.
(a) Victims.
(b) Misunderstood.
(c) Silent.
(d) Beaten.

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

5. What upsets Sue as she begins to do some research, although she does not take any action as a result?
(a) Pictures.
(b) Conversations.
(c) Statistics.
(d) Books.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. A ___________ is a woman who remains internally dependent and who does not shape her identity and direction as a woman.

3. Anne Wilson Sherf notes that being born female is often equated with being born ___________ in some way.

4. Sue decides that she must follow her internal musical instrument, a ___________.

5. The feminine wound is created as a woman begins to __________ all of the experiences of maleness around her.

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What does Sue do in order to symbolically cast away the old when she realizes she needs to get rid of her assumptions?

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

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

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

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

7. What is the story that Sue's friend Betty shares with her about how a family teaches their children about the river?

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

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

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