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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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.
2. To name, Sue says, is to define and to shape __________ in one's life, according to her lessons.
3. Hierarchy in the world gives rise to the Great ___________, where the feminine is not as revered as the masculine.
4. In her moment of awakening, Sue began to touch the ___________ of her feminine life.
5. What happens to Sue as she is talking to Sandy about the emotions coming up for her?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sue point out that many pregnant women apologize to their husbands for?
2. How are girls expected to become less threatening when they are in school or when they are in a working environment?
3. What are some of the issues women face when they enter the workforce, according to Sue Monk Kidd?
4. What is the story that Sue's friend Betty shares with her about how a family teaches their children about the river?
5. Why is anger something which Sue is afraid to express in her own life?
6. What are the differences between men and women as pointed out in the section called, "Spirit Over Nature?"
7. How would a person describe the life of Sue Monk Kidd at this point of the book in relation to her family, profession, and religion?
8. What is the role of women according to television and movies, according to Sue's findings?
9. What is Sue's daughter doing when the two men begin to make insulting comments to her in the opening pages of the book?
10. How does Sue begin to define the idea of patriarchy when she starts out this section of the book?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Women, according to Sue's research and journey, seem to be held back in life. They are told they cannot do things that men can.
Part 1: Why do you think women are constantly told they cannot do certain things?
Part 2: Do you think it is reasonable to hold anyone back from doing things in their lives?
Part 3: Why are women perceived as the weaker sex? Is this true?
Essay Topic 2
The dreams Sue has seem to indicate that she is on the right path. They help her see obstacles and the way that her mind works on the questions she still has.
Part 1: Do you feel that dreams are an important part of your experience as a human being?
Part 2: How do dreams affect the way a person lives their daily life?
Part 3: Why do you think Sue begins to have so many dreams about her spiritual questions?
Essay Topic 3
Sue finds ways to connect to the Sacred Feminine in nature.
Part 1: Why do you think that nature is connected to the Sacred Feminine?
Part 2: How do you think you might connect a natural spot to the idea of the Sacred Feminine?
Part 3: Do you think that you are connected enough to nature that you might be able to intuitively create an altar?
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