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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. What is the thing that Sue immersed herself in, even though she actually disliked doing this?
(a) Writing.
(b) Dancing.
(c) Singing.
(d) Baking.

2. Psychologists have discovered that there are differences in the ways that the genders make ________ decisions.
(a) Moral.
(b) Education.
(c) Spiritual.
(d) Family.

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

4. Sue did not want to believe that she could be wounded by her own ____________ as she began her journey.
(a) Faith.
(b) Husband.
(c) Writing.
(d) Ideas.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Girls, as they grow up, seem to become _____________ in nature, though they are also powerless inside and overwhelmed by the world.

2. The church seems to have a stake in orthodoxy, so the __________ people are scary to them.

3. ____________ is being raped and disregarded and the church stands aloof, seeing matter as inherently evil.

4. One of the academics who Sue hears speak says that Jesus' intention was ___________ and Sandy agrees.

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

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 begin to define the idea of patriarchy when she starts out this section of the book?

3. What is the role of women according to television and movies, 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. How are girls expected to become less threatening when they are in school or when they are in a working environment?

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

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

8. What does Sue feel she is lacking internally that prevents her from questioning the male authority and her role in the world?

9. What are some of the ways in which snakes have been interpreted in other readings, besides being evil in the Garden of Eden?

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

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