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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 does the speaker of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" say she saw vaginas as?
3. Whose comments are included in "V-Voices: Testimonials and Thoughts from the Worldwide Network"?
4. What profession did the speaker of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" used to hold before devoting her time to women?
5. What does the speaker of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" read a list of at the end of the monologue?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the author say about birth at the beginning of "I Was There In the Room"?
2. Describe the plight the transgendered woman faced in "They Beat the Girl out of my Boy...or so they Tried".
3. How does the prostitute describe female moaning in "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
4. How does the speaker in "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" describe her relationship with her vagina?
5. How does the speaker in "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" describe her intimate encounter with an older woman when she was 16?
6. How does the author describe the birth of her granddaughter in the book?
7. How are the spotlight campaigns described in "V-World"?
8. Describe the contents of the "V-Timeline: Ten Years of Vagina Victories" at the end of the book.
9. What is the nature of the responses to the question "What does a Vagina Smell Like"?
10. What does the author say the word home meant to the homeless women discussed in "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Violence against women is a leading theme in the author's overall message to the readers of the book. Part 1.) Why does the author argue that women are more subjected to violence than men? Part 2.) How does the author use visual imagery to raise awareness to the commonplace of female violence in the world? Part 3.) What efforts does the author make to try and bring an end to violence against women?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the portrayal of men and women in the book. What might we be able to learn about the author's opinions of men based on their portrayal in the book; how do men create violence for women?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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