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

Sue Monk Kidd
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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. What does Sue do as a child when she encounters a statue of Mary and feels drawn to it? What does she say?

2. Sue believes that the story of Eden is one that created ___________ geography in the world.

3. Sue did not want to believe that she could be wounded by her own ____________ as she began her journey.

4. It has been found that a girl's self esteem is lost as they _________ themselves down during their lives.

5. To name, Sue says, is to define and to shape __________ in one's life, according to her lessons.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the role of women according to television and movies, according to Sue's findings?

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

3. How does Sue define her state of being an Unambiguous Woman? What does this mean she does in relation to men?

4. Does Sue ever find a discussion of a time when women were considered to be equal to men in theological studies?

5. How are girls expected to become less threatening when they are in school or when they are in a working environment?

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

7. What does Sue feel she is lacking internally that prevents her from questioning the male authority and her role in the world?

8. What does Sue believe that she is because she lacks teachers to help her on her journey?

9. What does Sue find happens to girls as they grow older and they enter into their adolescence?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The Sacred Feminine is something that might cause the reader to wince or to be a bit more curious, as it is not necessarily accepted by everyone.

Part 1: How do you define the idea of the Sacred Feminine?

Part 2: How do you feel when you hear the idea of the Sacred Feminine?

Part 3: Do you think that you might be interested in learning more about the Sacred Feminine? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Sue is worried that her new viewpoint on the world will affect her marriage to Sandy.

Part 1: Do you think a marriage should be able to survive an awakening by one person in the partnership?

Part 2: Why do you think that Sandy tries to talk her out of the feminist thing?

Part 3: Do you think that Sue would continue her quest if she were to lose Sandy in the process?

Essay Topic 3

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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