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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 24:

1.

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)

2.

Butler describes all sexuality as being constructed within which of the following? (from Chapter 1, Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire, Section VI, Language, Power and the Strategies of Displacement)

3.

Butler suggests that bisexuality is which of the following? (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.

Which of the following is a taboo, according to Gender Trouble? (from Chapter 2, Prohibition, Psychoanalysis, and the Production of the Heterosexual Matrix, Section IV, Gender Complexity and the Limits of Identification)

5.

What kind of gender norms make certain social forms possible and others impossible, according to Butler? (from Chapter 3, Subversive Bodily Acts, Section IV, Bodily Inscriptions, Performative Subversions)

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