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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 old was the speaker of "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" when she had her first lesbian experience with an older woman?
2. What type of women are examined in the introduction to "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could"?
3. How many cents of every dollar are donated towards programming in the V-Day foundation?
4. What does the speaker of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" read a list of at the end of the monologue?
5. What did the speaker of "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy" say she appreciated and found in other women?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the speaker in "The Vulva Club" describe naming her vagina?
2. How does the author describe the birth of her granddaughter in the book?
3. How are the spotlight campaigns described in "V-World"?
4. How is the burqa described in the monologue "Under the Burqa"?
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. Describe the speaker's dissection of the word cunt in the play.
7. 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"?
8. Describe the nature of the "Spotlight Monologues".
9. Describe the plight the transgendered woman faced in "They Beat the Girl out of my Boy...or so they Tried".
10. How is the expansion of V-Day described in "The V-Day Model Expands"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the author's use of personification in the book, especially in the descriptions of the vagina. How does the author make the vagina into a character in the book, and how is it humanized?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Discuss the nature of the book's set-up, including analysis of the Introduction, Forward and Preface. What information are we able to learn from the commentary included in these sections of the book?
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