The Vagina Monologues Test | Final Test - Hard

Eve Ensler
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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 age was the older woman that the speaker from "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could" had her first lesbian affair with?

2. How old is the young girl that the author asks standard questions about the vagina?

3. What does the author say was a scary word for the women discussed in the introduction to "The Little Coochi Snorcher that Could"?

4. 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"?

5. How many cents of every dollar are donated towards programming in the V-Day foundation?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the plight the transgendered woman faced in "They Beat the Girl out of my Boy...or so they Tried".

2. How does the author address spousal violence in "Islamabad"?

3. How does the speaker in "The Vulva Club" describe naming her vagina?

4. How does a woman attempt to shame her husband in "Crooked Braid"?

5. How are the spotlight campaigns described in "V-World"?

6. How is the expansion of V-Day described in "The V-Day Model Expands"?

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. What role did college campuses have in furthering the V-Day movement?

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 does the author say she believed she was objectifying women in the comments after "The Woman who Loved to Make Vaginas Happy"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

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?

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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