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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 24:

1.

Through apposition, what does Wittig think lesbianism engages? (from Chapter 3, Subversive Bodily Acts, Section III, Monique Wittig, Bodily Disintegration and Fictive Sex)

2.

Butler claims that the idea of conceiving sex in a concrete way supports which of these? (from Chapter 2, Prohibition, Psychoanalysis, and the Production of the Heterosexual Matrix, Introduction and Section I, Structuralism's Critical Exchange)

3.

Freud held that which of these was essential to ego formation? (from Chapter 2, Prohibition, Psychoanalysis, and the Production of the Heterosexual Matrix, Section II, Lacan, Riviere, and the Strategies of Masquerade and Section III, Freud and the Melancholia of Gender)

4.

What do feminist critics often focus on according to Butler? (from Chapter 2, Prohibition, Psychoanalysis, and the Production of the Heterosexual Matrix, Section IV, Gender Complexity and the Limits of Identification)

5.

Butler describes feminists as often hoping for which of the following? (from Chapter 2, Prohibition, Psychoanalysis, and the Production of the Heterosexual Matrix, Introduction and Section I, Structuralism's Critical Exchange)

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