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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 profession of the woman who other women pointed out is 'still a woman' even if she is well trained?
(a) Nurse.
(b) Doctor.
(c) Teacher.
(d) Pilot.

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

3. What did Sue write about in the first fictional story she ever wrote? A story about a woman who _________ nearly every night.
(a) Dreamt.
(b) Died.
(c) Walked in her sleep.
(d) Cried in her sleep.

4. What was the color of the leaves as Sue walked through the forest along the path around the monastery?
(a) Yellow.
(b) Green.
(c) Brown.
(d) Red.

5. Which of the writers in the Bible said that in Christ there is no male or female?
(a) Timothy.
(b) Paul.
(c) Matthew.
(d) Mark.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. The patriarchy seems to consider and accept _______ and dependence as being natural states of being.

3. Both sexes contain the same qualities in their decision-making, but their _____________ differs.

4. Sue realizes she has labeled herself the __________ woman, putting male authority figures at the center of her life and accepting a secondary role.

5. What is the color of the journal Sue begins when she feels as though she needs to cast away the old in order to make way for the new?

Short Essay Questions

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

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 Maya Angelou say in an interview which makes Sue begin to understand empowerment?

4. What does Sue do in order to cultivate her own creativity and to create space for it in her life?

5. 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?

6. What happens when Betty and Sue begin to dig up two stumps? What do they find they have done?

7. What happens in the story of Inanna, which Sue begins to relate to in her stay at the inn?

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

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

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

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