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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 country are the "comfort women" discussed in "Say It" from?
2. What did the speaker of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" say she appreciated and found in other women?
3. What does the speaker of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" read a list of at the end of the monologue?
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. What is the name of the headpiece worn by Muslim women, discussed in the play?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the nature of the responses to the question "What does a Vagina Smell Like"?
2. Describe the plight the transgendered woman faced in "They Beat the Girl out of my Boy...or so they Tried".
3. Describe the contents of the "V-Timeline: Ten Years of Vagina Victories" at the end of the book.
4. How does the prostitute describe female moaning in "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
5. How does the speaker in "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" describe her relationship with her vagina?
6. How does the author say she believed she was objectifying women in the comments after "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
7. Describe the nature of the "Spotlight Monologues".
8. How does the author describe the birth of her granddaughter in the book?
9. What conclusion does the author come to regarding the words of the prostitute at the end of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
10. What is the nature of the short monologue "I Asked a Six Year Old Girl"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The vagina is one of the leading themes presented in the book as a whole. Part 1.) How does the author personify the vagina in the book? Part 2.) What myths does the author try to dispel in the play about the vagina and how does she go about doing so? Part 3.) Why do you think the vagina has become a taboo and not often discussed topic in modern culture?
Essay Topic 2
The author allows herself to become a character in the book by adding commentary throughout the play. What reason did the author have for inputting so much personal information into the context of the book, and did it help or hinder the text?
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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