This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color Test | 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 does "braceros" mean?

2. What does Chrystos declare that she is afraid of in "I Don't Understand Those Who Have Turned Away From Me"?

3. Who wrote "When I Was Growing Up"?

4. Who wrote "For the Color of My Mother"?

5. According to the introduction, for whom do Third World women put themselves on the line for?

Short Essay Questions

1. 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?

2. What did Barbara Smith claim about many lesbians being separatists?

3. Describe the "smart-ugly" crystallization as described by the Combahee River Collective.

4. How do the poems "When I Was Growing Up" and "on not being" differ by point-of-view?

5. What did Gloria Anzaldua's mother want in return for birthing Gloria?

6. How did Mitsuye Yamada say that Asian Pacific American women could make themselves more visible?

7. What does the first section of the book speak about?

8. In the poem "When I was Growing Up," what was life like for Nellie Wong?

9. What drove Barbara Smith crazy regarding the arrogance of some white women? (Across the Kitchen Table")

10. What did Doris Davenport describe as Black "wimmin's "aversion to white "wimmin"?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

White women are detailed, in many of the writings, as being a large part of the oppression within the women's movement. What problems, according to the writers, do white women make for women of color in the movement? How do the writers support their statements against white women in the movement? Why do these problems seem ironic for the movement?

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

Time and time again, fear is a main theme by many of the authors. Discuss fear as a consistent problem associated with the women's movement. Detail different authors' perspectives on the problems associated with the existence of fear within the women's movement.

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