Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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 did the subject in the poem, "on not bein," not ever want to be?
2. In what year did the mother of the author of "La Guera" marry the writer's father?
3. What does the narrator croon in "I Am What I Am"?
4. "We challenge symptoms of the disease while neglecting the _________________," as related in "The Pathology of Racism" by Davenport.
5. What does the author want to make changes in, according to "Invisibility is an Unnatural Disaster: Reflections of an Asian American Woman"?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Audre Lorde, what was the diversion task of black and third world women?
2. What did Judit Maschkovich define as American and Latin culture?
3. Given that Judit Moschovich did not equate "American" with imperialistic and racist, what did she equate "American" with?
4. What is the common theme that all of the writings from the section titled "Introduction and Children Passing in the Streets: The Roots of Our Radicalism" have in common?
5. What did Cherrie Moraga ask Aurora Levins Morales to write about, and what did Morales choose to write about?
6. What did Aurora Levins Morales decide was the issue that she had with Piri Thomas' book "Down These Mean Streets"?
7. How did Mitsuye Yamada say that Asian Pacific American women could make themselves more visible?
8. In the poem "When I was Growing Up," what was life like for Nellie Wong?
9. What is Barbara Smith's "inherent definition of feminism"? (According to the introduction of "An d When You Leave, Take Your Pictures With You")
10. When did Mitsuye Yamada say that Asian Pacific American women would speak out?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Many of the authors state the importance of writing in the movement. What does the author state as the importance of writing? What does writing do for these authors? What purpose does writing serve in the women's movement?
Essay Topic 3
Using the writings of Cherrie Moraga, describe and define the different types of lesbianism. Be sure to address their similarities and their differences.
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