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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 kind of detail could describe the speaker's list at the end of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
2. What is the title of the monologue that makes tribute to the women raped and murdered every year?
3. What is the name of the monologue that describes how the V-Day movement began?
4. What does the last interview shown in the comments after "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" say the author needed to address about the vagina?
5. How would the nature of the monologue "I Was There in the Room" be described?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the prostitute's work described in "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
2. Describe the speaker's dissection of the word cunt in the play.
3. Describe the nature of the "Spotlight Monologues".
4. How does the author describe the reactions of her public performances of the Vagina Monologues in "Reclaiming cunt"?
5. How does the author say she believed she was objectifying women in the comments after "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
6. How is the young woman from Juarez described in the monologues of the same title?
7. How does a woman attempt to shame her husband in "Crooked Braid"?
8. What role did college campuses have in furthering the V-Day movement?
9. How is raising V-Day awareness described in "Spreading the Word"?
10. What does the author say about birth at the beginning of "I Was There In the Room"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the author's portrayal of rape in the book. What role might the author's own experience with rape have on the way it is addressed in the play?
Essay Topic 2
Prostitution is portrayed very interestingly in the book with it almost being shown as helpful rather than harmful. Analyze the author's portrayal of prostitution in the play and discuss her reasons behind allowing the speaker of "The Woman Who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" to offer such advice to readers.
Essay Topic 3
The subject of birth is fully examined in the book, namely in the monologue "I Was There in the Room". What connection does the author say that the vagina and the heart have that she realized after witnessing the birth of her granddaughter?
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