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Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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Topics for Discussion

Early on in the book, the author states that when it comes to the virgin goddesses that somehow "No man has been able to get through to her". Agree or disagree with this comment and provide supporting evidence.

Which is your favorite type of goddess of the three presented? Why?

Do you identify most strongly with any one of these goddesses? If so, which one? If not, name the ones that are most prominent in your life.

Which do you prefer: Artemis' Sisterhood or Athena's unity with male power structures? Explain your answer.

What do you think it means that even Olympian goddesses could suffer and be hurt by as well as benefit from their male counterparts?

What do you think of Hippomenes having to resort to tricks of distraction to win Atalanta?

Do you think the author is unfair to Aphrodite since she is also a...

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