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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. How would the speaker of "The Beat the Girl out of my Boy...or so the Tried" be described?
2. How would the speaker of "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" be described?
3. How old is the young girl that the author asks standard questions about the vagina?
4. What kind of campaigns are discussed in "V-World"?
5. As what race would the characters in "Crooked Braid" be classified?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the prostitute's work described in "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
2. How is the burqa described in the monologue "Under the Burqa"?
3. What does the author say about birth at the beginning of "I Was There In the Room"?
4. How are the spotlight campaigns described in "V-World"?
5. What does the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy tell us about genital mutilation?
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. What is the nature of the responses to the question "What does a Vagina Smell Like"?
8. How is the expansion of V-Day described in "The V-Day Model Expands"?
9. Describe the contents of the "V-Timeline: Ten Years of Vagina Victories" at the end of the book.
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
Discuss the author's portrayal of genital mutilation in the play. What reason can you give for the rate of genital mutilation to be higher in Africa than any other place in the world?
Essay Topic 2
The author makes use of the literary technique of juxtaposition to better exemplify the variety of ways the vagina is viewed. Discuss a specific instance where juxtaposition occurred and what purpose the author had for creating such an obvious contrast within her text.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the author's use of the "Vagina Fact" in the book. What information might the author be trying to distribute to the reader through these facts and the Vagina Facts throughout the play?
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