The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine Test | Final Test - Medium

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 does Sue begin to collect for her altar as she takes more journeys in the outdoors?
(a) Her thoughts.
(b) Ashes.
(c) Natural objects.
(d) Grass.

2. Sue buys Ann a statue of _________, the winged goddess of victory, uniting womanhood and power.
(a) Erastuces.
(b) Hera.
(c) Astarte.
(d) Nike.

3. Sue learns that while ___________ times where not utopian, they were nonviolent, egalitarian, and do not split nature and spirit.
(a) Matriarchal.
(b) Balanced.
(c) Jesus'.
(d) Patriarchal.

4. When women speak truly, they speak subversively and refuse to be _________, according to Sue.
(a) Silenced.
(b) Chosen.
(c) Quiet.
(d) Uninvited.

5. What animal does Sue feel to be the symbol of woman's deepest center, as she reads her book?
(a) Bird.
(b) Horse.
(c) Unicorn.
(d) Turtle.

Short Answer Questions

1. Esther Harding says that being a __________ did not originally mean being chaste, but belonging to one's self.

2. __________ is a grace and cannot be forced, but one can create a refuge for it to take place.

3. In order for a woman to begin to seek the Sacred Feminine, she must first make the Great __________, according to Sue.

4. Who does Sue recall saying that a write needs to have something to say, the ability to express it, and the courage to express it all?

5. Who begins to cry with Sue as they realize the pain that the dolphins may be experiencing as the result of mankind?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the news in the old newspaper clipping that Sue's mom sends?

2. What are some of the things which can achieved by internalizing the Divine Feminine, according to the book?

3. What does Sue see to be a sacred place when she visits and sees a replica of Da Vinci's Cartoon of St. Anne?

4. What does Sue see in a magazine as the plane is beginning to descend from the sky and she wishes she could disappear into that image?

5. What does Sue begin to do in September to further push her journey into the Sacred Feminine?

6. While she plans many rituals, Sue does not realize that these rituals serve a purpose in her journey? What do these rituals do?

7. Why does Sue choose to display a picture of the Minoan Snake Goddess in her study?

8. Why does the Goddess Hera take an annual bath at Kanathos, according to Sue's findings?

9. When Sandy and Sue come upon a large stone circle in Avebury, what does the guide book say it represents?

10. What does Sue do with the other women who have traveled to one of the last places the Great Goddess flourishes?

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