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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What could prevent the spread of Palanese knowledge of happiness to other countries?
2. How does WIll react to the Rani's letter?
3. Who is Muchalinda?
4. How does the Rani address Will?
5. Where was Dr. Robert serving as a naturalist?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss reasons why Will may have suddenly decided to admit to Susila his underhanded dealings. Why do you think Susila seems to have forgiven him so immediately? What is the real problem of Pala that she is aware of and why is it a major problem?
Essay Topic 2
How do the Palanese deal with grief? How does it differ from the way we deal with it if we used Will's example? Which do you think is more healthy, theirs or ours?
Essay Topic 3
The people of Pala deal with pain and fear far differently than we do. How is it different? Compare and then contrast it to the way we handle these two emotions. Which do you think is more productive? Which do you think is psychologically more beneficial? Which do you think would expedite the healing process? Which is easier?
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