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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. Who does the young girl go off to see in order to get the item that the stepmother and step sisters have requested?
(a) The town healer.
(b) Hecate.
(c) Mama Rata.
(d) Baba Yaga.

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

3. The author enjoys wolves so much that she thinks they are akin to being her __________ animal.
(a) Familiar.
(b) Family.
(c) Spirit.
(d) Totem.

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

5. The sister that stays with the man is endangered by the __________ of the man, not by the strange feature he has.
(a) Knowledge.
(b) Cat.
(c) Water.
(d) Stone.

Short Answer Questions

1. Taoists call women the ____________ through which all human life emerges, whether they are male or female.

2. Who rescues the duckling from the cold and the ice of the elements when the bird is come upon one day?

3. The story at the start of this section begins with a strange ____________ which causes others to guess what it is.

4. When Manawee learns what he needs to know, the ______________ are waiting for him when he goes to the village.

5. Skeleton Woman began as a ___________ woman at the start of the story.

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens after the duckling decides to run away from his family? How is he saved?

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

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

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

5. Why does the man with the strange feature want the three sisters to do with him?

6. What does the story propose as a challenge to the man who wants to marry his twin daughters?

7. What happens when the fisherman goes out to sea and catches the Skeleton Woman in his hook?

8. What does the author believe the Wild Woman archetype can do for the American woman?

9. How does the man eventually learn about the twin daughters that he wants to marry, though he cannot be near them?

10. How is the girl who is poor actually someone who is rich, according to the author as the story is told?

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