TRUE or FALSE: quick five

1. Germaine Greer stopped being influenced by anarchist philosophy when she started writing about feminism. TRUE/FALSE
2. Germaine Greer's education was extensive: she attended three universities. TRUE/FALSE
3. Germaine Greer refused to write during menopause, believing she was 'not herself'. TRUE/FALSE
4. In 2003, Germaine Greer appeared on Celebrity Big Brother. TRUE/FALSE
5. The Female Eunuch was translated into eight languages within a year of its publication in London. TRUE/FALSE

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1. The primary movement Germaine Greer supported throughout her life

3. Germaine Greer's birth year

6. The name of Germaine Greer's most controversial, well-known work

7. What year did Germaine Greer appear on Celebrity Big Brother?

8. Germaine Greer's city of birth

9. What book did Germaine Greer publish in 1998?

10. A 'eunuch' is traditionally a man who has had his genitals removed to strip him of his....

11. What book did Germaine Greer write while going through menopause?

12. The name of the second university Germaine Greer attended

13. The kind of philosophers that Germaine Greer associated with in her university years
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2. How many languages was The Female Eunuch translated into within a year of its publication?

4. From what university did Germaine Greer recieve a PHD?

5. What was the name for the particular feminism of the 1970s?

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CAMBRIDGE, EUNUCH, FEMALE, FEMINISM, GROUNDBREAKING, PATRIARCHY, POWER, REVOLUTIONARY, SECOND-WAVE, SEX, UNIVERSITY

Comprehension Task:

How does the image a 'eunuch' connect to the ideas Germaine Greer elaborates in her work, The Female Eunuch? Write a paragraph explaining how the metaphor connects to Greer's idea.


Creative Writing:

Write a short story or poem that illustrates your understanding of gender stereotyping, loss of power (think 'eunuchs'), or the feminist movement - can be modern-day or historical. Be imaginative!