The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine Test | Final 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. How many altars does Sue find when she is visiting the studio of Meinrad Craighead?

2. How many times to Sue and Terry immerse themselves ritually while they are on the deserted island?

3. What animal does Sue feel to be the symbol of woman's deepest center, as she reads her book?

4. When Sue adds the figurine to her altar, she begins to wonder why __________ is nearly deleted from Christianity.

5. What path must a person follow, although it may be painful and alluring at the same time?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sue do in order to cultivate her own creativity and to create space for it in her life?

2. What does Sue long for in her own marriage at this point of her journey to the Sacred Feminine?

3. What does Sue take and then give an offering of another buffalo head nickel to balance the gift when she goes to see the buffaloes?

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

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

6. What does Sue learn to be the name of the Goddess during a dream of her birth?

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

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

9. What happens when Sue begins to think about the idea of polluted waters and the dolphins swimming in them?

10. What are the choices from which Sue can choose to celebrate the Divine Feminine?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

At first, Sandy reacts to the idea of the Goddess when they are in Avebury, thinking that it sounds odd.

Part 1: Why might Sandy have had the reaction that he did to the word Goddess?

Part 2: What might your reaction be to the word Goddess if you heard it uttered aloud?

Part 3: Do you think that all cultures have had some form of goddess worship at some point? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Sue feels that she needs to have a sort of turning point in which she realizes she can not go back to the way she was.

Part 1: Why do you think this sort of turning point is essential in one's spiritual journey?

Part 2: What might have happened if Sue had not had this turning point in her life?

Part 3: Do you feel that you have had to reach certain turning points in order to change your own life?

Essay Topic 3

Sue stands up for her daughter in the middle of the drugstore, possibly causing a scene for both herself and her daughter.

Part 1: Do you think it is necessary for Sue to say anything about the men who are talking about her daughter?

Part 2: How do you think Sue's daughter feels about her mom stepping in when the men are making rude comments?

Part 3: Why do you think Sue decides that she needs to say something about the men talking about her daughter?

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