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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 24:


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


Which of the following describes power structures as Butler sees them? (from Chapter 1, Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire, Section VI, Language, Power and the Strategies of Displacement)


Butler wants to resist what kind of a basis for identity politics? (from Conclusion, From Parody to Politics)


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)


Which term does Butler use to describe Kristeva's theory? (from Chapter 3, Subversive Bodily Acts, Section I, The Body Politics of Julia Kristeva)

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