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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 does the author say she felt about the sensual, sexually explicit words of the speaker in "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?
2. What kind of campaigns are discussed in "V-World"?
3. How much money did the first V-Day presentation earn?
4. What does the speaker of "The Vulva Club" say about how she felt when naming her vagina?
5. Which of the following ways did the author not say women deserved in the monologue "Going Worldwide"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the speaker in "The Vulva Club" describe naming her vagina?
2. How is the young woman from Juarez described in the monologues of the same title?
3. Describe the nature of the "Spotlight Monologues".
4. What does the author say about birth at the beginning of "I Was There In the Room"?
5. How do the authors describe the original creation of V-Day by Eve Ensler in the monologue "In the Beginning"?
6. How are the spotlight campaigns described in "V-World"?
7. What is the nature of the responses to the question "What does a Vagina Smell Like"?
8. What does the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy tell us about genital mutilation?
9. How does the speaker in "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" describe her relationship with her vagina?
10. Describe the speaker's dissection of the word cunt in the play.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the author's portrayal of war in the play and the impact it has on the characters discussed in the monologues. What impact does the war have on the women living in the regions where the war was going on, according to the author's portrayal of the Bosnian war victims in the book?
Essay Topic 2
The author's choice to use the monologue method allowed her to take an intimate glance into the thoughts women have about their most intimate parts. Part 1.) How does the use of the monologue make us better relate to the characters in the play? Part 2.) What information would have been lost if the author had chosen to not use the monologue method for the play? Part 3.) What would be some of the downfalls to using the monologue method considering some of the speaker's complaints in the play?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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