Women Who Run with the Wolves Test | Final Test - Medium

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. What does the man go off to the native country in order to do, leaving the woman alone in their former home?
(a) Write a book.
(b) Start a business.
(c) Marry another woman.
(d) Live with his parents.

2. What kind of humor did Baubo use in order to pick up the spirits of the depressed goddess?
(a) Sexual.
(b) Nature.
(c) Academic.
(d) Family.

3. There is often _________ associated with exposing the shame associated with the events that have been carried by someone.
(a) Fear.
(b) Joy.
(c) Anger.
(d) Depression.

4. The woman asks the wolf, "If I free you, will you ________ me?" And the wolf promises that it will not.
(a) Harm.
(b) Eat.
(c) Touch.
(d) Kill.

5. In another story, the woman ends up killing _______________ in order to stop the situation from ending the way it looked like it was ending.
(a) Her children.
(b) Her husband.
(c) His mother.
(d) Her mother.

Short Answer Questions

1. Many of life's travails, Estes says, follow the pattern of ____________, as life imitates art and art imitates life.

2. In one version of the story, the woman attacks the man, hurting him emotionally to conform to the _____________.

3. Women need to acknowledge and appreciate what the author calls the _____________ of women.

4. Who ends up finding the woman's original skin, the skin she has been missing since her marriage?

5. The woman was also instructed to bring back a throat hair from the Crescent Moon __________ for her husband's healing.

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the woman respond to the actions of her partner when she is told what is to happen?

2. What did the older woman healer do with the hair once the wife returned from her journey with it?

3. What does the woman do when she finds the wolf in the trap that has been set by hunters in the area?

4. What was the quest the wife was sent on by the older woman healer in the town, upon hearing of the woman's plight?

5. What does the wolf's eyelash do for the woman when she carries it around with her?

6. What does Estes suggest to the reader as being a helpful way to relieve the shame of holding a secret?

7. What is the idea that the author introduces to the reader which will make the stories helpful?

8. What is different about the woman who is portrayed in the story at the start of this section?

9. What does the father do in order to gain material wealth in his life, though it is an accident?

10. How does this image of Baubo relate to the world in terms of speaking and seeing the world?

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