Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What problems does Richardson face personally as he starts his sixth month of living with the Sawi people?
2. Near the end of the book, Richardson describes a new place where the mission plane lands. What is that place?
3. Why do the young boys spread the news that the Richardson family is eating brains?
4. What is the fourth level of despair?
5. How many people can be seated at a worship service inside the new Sawidome?
Richardson believes that change is inevitable for the Sawi people. How do the changes which he encouraged prepare them for the modern world that would soon descend upon them? Is there a choice for the Sawi people? Would the old ways have vanished no matter what? If a culture loses its world view and religion, does it lose its essence? Or can it retain its identity and absorb a new world view? Can the Sawi be Sawi without their religion, cannibalistic practices and headhunting?
During the time Richardson and his wife live with the Sawi people, change comes to both missionary and village people. Describe the change that the final chapter lays out in terms of the Sawi people. How have they been changed? What basic behaviors have been altered? How is Don Richardson different from the young man who set out from Canada on this journey?
Why have the Sawi people been so protected from the modern world and its technological advances? Write an essay which explores both the physical reasons (geography), lifestyle, and world view of the Sawi culture which has kept it at such a remote distance.
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