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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 Wild Woman is available at every stage of _____________, whether as a mentor or a spirit within the female herself.
(a) Adulthood.
(b) Life.
(c) Education.
(d) Menopause.

2. Taoists call women the ____________ through which all human life emerges, whether they are male or female.
(a) Doorway.
(b) Womb.
(c) Arch.
(d) Gateway.

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

4. The duckling is accepted because he __________ like the others in this new group of friends.
(a) Talks.
(b) Cries.
(c) Looks.
(d) Thinks.

5. The new shoes match her true ___________ of the original shoes and life plan color, but their form represents something else.
(a) Memory.
(b) Color.
(c) Shade.
(d) Material.

Short Answer Questions

1. The author looks into how the wild woman _____________ can serve a healing function for women who have been oppressed.

2. Who does the sister cry out to in order to help her escape from the man who seems to have dangerous tendencies?

3. A true name is something that is often used in families in association with _______________.

4. In some versions of the story, the Skeleton Woman suffers and has her ____________ cut off.

5. The tendency of the young girl towards _______________ is in an effort to be treated properly and better through pleasing others.

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

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

6. What does Estes suggest about the female body and what it might be capable of doing?

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

8. How does the author define the idea of a feral woman in this chapter of the book?

9. What is peculiar about the man who is the focal point of the first story in this section?

10. What do the others do when it's clear that one of the eggs in a bunch is not the same as the others?

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