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Clarissa Pinkola Estés
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The author points out some of the ways that ____________ bodies have been under attack by society.
(a) Human.
(b) Women's.
(c) Children's.
(d) Men's.

2. Skeleton Woman began as a ___________ woman at the start of the story.
(a) Royal.
(b) Native.
(c) Living.
(d) Maid.

3. There is a rumor that the man in the story is a failed _____________, which may account for his strange feature.
(a) Doctor.
(b) Scientist.
(c) Librarian.
(d) Magician.

4. While the man is innocent of the Skeleton Woman's death, he is now ____________ to it and drags her along with him.
(a) Enamored.
(b) Associated.
(c) Committed.
(d) Bound.

5. Who goes off to visit the woman/women instead of the man since he is pushed away by the father each time?
(a) A mouse.
(b) A little dog.
(c) The wolf.
(d) A bird.

Short Answer Questions

1. Old women with the powers of ______________ are the focus of the Wolf Woman story.

2. The protector of the woman/women just wants to make sure that Manawee is interested in his love's true ___________.

3. The new shoes match her true ___________ of the original shoes and life plan color, but their form represents something else.

4. The second story in the opening section shows that it is wisest to make neither too much nor too little of _________________ experiences.

5. The father wanted to be sure the younger people would learn to either _____________ the matter or to follow through.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the problem with the dog in the story of the man who wants to marry the twin daughters?

2. What seems to be the purpose of the father's request in the story of the man, the twins, and the father?

3. Why does the young girl receive the doll in the first story from her mother?

4. What happened between the father of the Skeleton Woman and the women herself?

5. What does Estes say about her relationship with the Wild Woman archetype? How was she drawn to the archetype?

6. What are some of the ways in which Estes believes that women's bodies have been attacked?

7. What does the girl think will happen if she continues to be kind to her new stepmother and stepsisters?

8. What is the overall purpose of the story of La Loba of the American Southwest as Estes explains in the first section?

9. What does the fisherman do when he brings the skeleton into his home and changes his attitude?

10. What does the author suggest to be one of the most profound changes in a female's adult life?

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