Mid-Book Test - Hard
|Name: _____________________________||Period: ___________________________|
This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. ____________ is being raped and disregarded and the church stands aloof, seeing matter as inherently evil.
2. Florence Nightingale once said that our _________ lies between pain and paralysis.
3. What upsets Sue as she begins to do some research, although she does not take any action as a result?
4. In tribes where men do the ___________, the men are highly revered. But in cultures where women do it, they are not revered.
5. Sue admits that she is not outwardly ___________ in her life, but she is also lacking some sort of internal structure to guide her.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sue find happens to girls as they grow older and they enter into their adolescence?
2. Why does Sue begin to realize that attachment to the confining patriarchal world must die?
3. When Ann is younger and asks why women cannot be deacons in the church, what is the answer that her Vacation Bible School teacher tell her?
4. What does Sue learn to be the name of the Goddess during a dream of her birth?
5. How does Sue begin to define the idea of patriarchy when she starts out this section of the book?
6. What does the picture of Sappho have to tell Sue, although the other pictures in the museum do not affect her in the same way?
7. What does Sue plant in her backyard in order to create a space for being with the Divine Feminine?
8. What does Sue believe that she is because she lacks teachers to help her on her journey?
9. What kind of music allows Sue to feel the radiant mystery of being embraced by the Goddess?
10. What does the much younger Sue want to do in response to the newspaper clipping that her mom has sent to her?
The mother-daughter relationship can be complicated.
Part 1: Why do you think the mother-daughter relationship is often so difficult?
Part 2: Does the relationship between Sue and her daughter seem to be difficult?
Part 3: How do you think mothers and daughters can learn to be more supportive and understanding with each other?
Sue realizes that women are conditioned to turn to men for solutions and for insight into their troubles.
Part 1: What is wrong with turning to someone else when you have a problem?
Part 2: Why are women told to turn to men in order to help them when they are troubled?
Part 3: What part do men play in this relationship of women turning to men for help? How do they support this dependent relationship?
Sue goes on a number of retreats and trips in order to find out more about herself and the Sacred Feminine.
Part 1: Why do you think Sue looks outside of herself to find answers?
Part 2: Do you think it would be better for her to look inside of herself for the answers to her questions?
Part 3: In what ways can Sue benefit from so many classes, retreats, and trips?
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