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 and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. There are times when Sue begins to worry that she might __________ and that she is dissolving. It scares her.

2. What do Sue and Betty do in the grove of trees until they feel tired and spent?

3. To what does Sue compare herself when she is lying in her bed at the bed and breakfast, feeling empty and drained?

4. Which Goddess does Sue connect with when she is inside of the cave during a later adventure? The Goddess of the _______.

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

Essay 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

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 3

Sue is careful to not express the anger she begins to feel about the role of women in society and the patriarchy.

Part 1: Why does Sue try to hold back her anger?

Part 2: Does the idea that Sue is holding back her anger come from a sense of control over her emotions by the patriarchy?

Part 3: Would it be better for Sue to express her anger? Why or why not?

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