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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. Who is the letter from that is shown in the introduction to "The Vulva Club"?
2. What is the title of the monologue that makes tribute to the women raped and murdered every year?
3. How old was the speaker of "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" when she had her first lesbian experience with an older woman?
4. What holiday was the first V-Day presentation held on?
5. What group does the author discuss in the introduction to "Reclaiming Cunt"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the young woman from Juarez described in the monologues of the same title?
2. How is the burqa described in the monologue "Under the Burqa"?
3. What does the author say the word home meant to the homeless women discussed in "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could"?
4. How does the speaker in "The Vulva Club" describe naming 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 do the authors describe the original creation of V-Day by Eve Ensler in the monologue "In the Beginning"?
7. How does a woman attempt to shame her husband in "Crooked Braid"?
8. How is the prostitute's work described in "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
9. What does the lesbian that is in the second interview in "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" say about vaginas?
10. How are the spotlight campaigns described in "V-World"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
The overall theme of the book and the play itself is to celebrate and fight for the empowerment of women. Part 1.) How does the subject matter presented in the play suggest a need for women empowerment and what goal are they hoping to achieve from encouraging it? Part 2.) What role does the public performances of the Vagina Monologues have on the growing movement of women empowerment around the world, especially on college campuses?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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