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?
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?
It seems that women are told when they are young that they are supposed to be silent at all times.
Part 1: Why are women told that they should be silent during their lives?
Part 2: In what ways are women convinced that being silent is the best possible way to live in the world?
Part 3: How do you think a young girl can nurture the part of herself that is willing to speak up?
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?
This section contains 731 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)