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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 culture does Judit Moschkovich align with Latin culture?
2. What did the subject in the poem, "on not bein," not ever want to be?
3. What book did Mary Daly send to Audre Lorde?
4. Where did the narrator of "I Am What I Am" get her English accent from?
5. According to "The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master's House," what must "divide and conquer" become in the world?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the poem "When I was Growing Up," what was life like for Nellie Wong?
2. What were Cherrie Moraga's and Gloria Anzaldua's hopes for the book?
3. According to Anita Valerio, how is the Okan described?
4. What did Cherrie Moraga state as the driving force behind compiling the book "This Bridge Called My Back"?
5. According to Emma Goldman from Cherrie Moraga's "La Guera," how must one gain a philosophy from any event?
6. What did Doris Davenport describe as Black "wimmin's "aversion to white "wimmin"?
7. When did Mitsuye Yamada say that Asian Pacific American women would speak out?
8. Why did the woman in Lee's "on not bein" marry the first man who proposed?
9. How did Mitsuye Yamada say that Asian Pacific American women could make themselves more visible?
10. What did Aurora Levins Morales' friend Ceci say must change for things to be different so the daughters of Latinos could be free?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
"A woman with power is feared."-Cherrie Moraga. Do you believe that this statement is true? Why/Why not? How do some of authors support this statement? Do any of the authors negate this statement? Why/Why not?
Essay Topic 2
Why do you feel the the book was titled "This Bridge Called My Back"? What imagery does this title set up for the book? Is it a negative or positive understanding? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Metaphors in many of the writings showed a comparison of ideals and objects that painted a very vibrant, and sometimes disturbing, picture. Choose three to five metaphors and discuss the importance of the metaphor, the point the metaphor was making, and the use of the comparison in making the point the author wanted to make. Did the use of the metaphor work? Why/Why not?
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