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Question 7 of 18

Woolf states that women have not had a "dog's chance" of writing what?

  • Poetry
  • Biographies
  • Essays
  • History

Question 8 of 18

The narrator concludes that it is fatal for anyone who writes to think of her or his what?

  • Sex
  • History
  • Economic status
  • Social status

Question 9 of 18

In Mary Carmichael's novel, the narrator discovers what bold idea?

  • A real relationship between women
  • Women as politicians
  • Women as entrepreneurs
  • Women as philanthropists

Question 10 of 18

The narrator observes 19th century women writers all wrote what?

  • Novels
  • Histories
  • Poetry
  • Essays

Question 11 of 18

The narrator suggests the first women writers would have been what?

  • Aristocrats
  • Professors
  • Doctors
  • Nurses

Question 12 of 18

The narrator observes that while in practical reality women were treated as insignificant, they were given elevated treatment where?

  • In literature
  • At university
  • At church
  • In sports

Question 13 of 18

Receiving what from her Aunt Mary Beton was more important to the narrator's freedom than even the right to vote?

  • An inheritance
  • A book of wisdom
  • An introduction to a professor
  • A recommendation to an employer

Question 14 of 18

What is the name of the women's college in the essay?

  • Fernham
  • Fernwood
  • Fernbridge
  • Fernington

Question 15 of 18

What is odd about the cat the narrator sees?

  • It has no tail
  • It has no ears
  • It has no eyes
  • It has no mouth

Question 16 of 18

What is the name of the university that is the initial setting of the essay?

  • Oxbridge
  • Cambord
  • Oxford
  • Cambridge

Question 17 of 18

What is the name of the security guard who causes the narrator to return from the river to the path?

  • Beadle
  • Martin
  • Brinton
  • Borris

Question 18 of 18

Woolf's thesis is that to write fiction a woman needs a room of her own and what to succeed?

  • Money
  • Time
  • Creativity
  • Support

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