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. What do Sue and Sandy find which is bigger than Stonehenge when they are visiting Avebury?

2. Women of power are ________ artists, speaking, acting, and trusting in themselves to do what is right.

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

4. Which animals does Sue find to be very sacred and powerful for women, according to her research into the Lakota?

5. When the ____________ consciousness returns, Sue feels that the Earth will become holy again for all those who live on it.

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What does Sue see in a magazine as the plane is beginning to descend from the sky and she wishes she could disappear into that image?

3. What does Sue plant in her backyard in order to create a space for being with the Divine Feminine?

4. What happens when Betty and Sue begin to dig up two stumps? What do they find they have done?

5. What does Sue see to be a sacred place when she visits and sees a replica of Da Vinci's Cartoon of St. Anne?

6. What is the news in the old newspaper clipping that Sue's mom sends?

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

8. While she plans many rituals, Sue does not realize that these rituals serve a purpose in her journey? What do these rituals do?

9. What does Sue do when she is in the stone circle, connecting with the Goddess?

10. What does Sandy surprise Sue with when she lands at the airport after her trip to a speaking engagement?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Sue is convinced there is a Feminine Wound which is causing pain and frustration in the world.

Part 1: How would you define the idea of the Feminine Wound?

Part 2: Do you think there might be an equally important Masculine Wound?

Part 3: Why do you think addressing the idea of a wound is important?

Essay Topic 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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