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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. Sue tries to become more ____________ with God, but the maleness of his figure begins to make her feel uncomfortable.
(a) Understanding.
(b) Belligerent.
(c) Faithful.
(d) Talkative.

2. Girls, as they grow up, seem to become _____________ in nature, though they are also powerless inside and overwhelmed by the world.
(a) Fatigued.
(b) Perfectionistic.
(c) Bored.
(d) Motherly.

3. Sue realizes that in her life, whenever she has had a problem, she has turned to _________ for the answers.
(a) Men.
(b) Church.
(c) Women.
(d) Books.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. After her slip of the tongue at the monastery, Sue begins to realize that she was immersed in the world of the ____________.

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

3. Christian communities continue to accept the Letter of __________ as proof that women are to be silenced.

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

5. What does Sue take from the forest in order to create a symbol of herself beginning to hatch her own life?

Short Essay Questions

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

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 women have become inferior in the way they think and behave, even though they are not this way naturally?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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