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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. De Beauvoir notes that if a daughter challenges the system, the mother would favor the ___________.
(a) Father.
(b) Bible.
(c) System.
(d) Daughter.

2. Sue recognizes that she needs to forgive herself for not being born __________, a strange idea for her.
(a) All knowing.
(b) Male.
(c) Powerful.
(d) Female.

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) Honored.
(c) Dumb.
(d) Perfect.

4. Who is the first person that Sue talks to about the journey she experiences in her life?
(a) Sandy.
(b) Julie.
(c) Ann.
(d) Betty.

5. Which child(ren) in the family at the Chatooga River is allowed to go to the edge of the water?
(a) Boy.
(b) Both the boy and the girl.
(c) Girl.
(d) Neither.

Short Answer Questions

1. Sue feels that teenage girls begin to change in those years, sleeping _________ and seeing fitful glimpses of fearful truth.

2. What do the women in the women's consciousness-raising group in the movie explore with a mirror?

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

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

5. What does Sue consider to be so pervasive that it is as invisible as polluted air in the world?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What is the 'Great Imbalance' that Sue defines in this section of the book in the discussion about patriarchy?

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

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

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

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

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

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