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Non-Western Literature in the Western World Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. To someone from East Asia, what would the story of the girl at the baggage claim likely represent, according to Gish Jen?

Question 2 2. The big pit self is associated with _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following would be considered a Chinese cultural symbol?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is TRUE about cultural symbols?

Question 5 5. Which of the following describes a moral code?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following describes the equality principle?

Question 7 7. Which of the following types of translations is recommended when translating literary works?

Question 8 8. How is word order in Korean different from word order in English?

Question 9 9. Ethics in Taoism are focused on following the Tao, which results in what?

Question 10 10. What is the ultimate goal of Buddhism?

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Question 11 11. In a large number of non-Western works, why are the protagonists able to interact with Western culture despite never leaving their home country?

Question 12 12. Poets like the Qing-era diplomat Hunag Zunxian traveled to Western countries, and often came away with what conclusion?

Question 13 13. What element of Western civilization was a product of Greco-Roman influence?

Question 14 14. Which of these was NOT one of the foundational influences on Western civilization?

Question 15 15. Which of these are polytheistic?

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Question 16 16. Which of these denies any distinction between the physical world and the unseen world?

Question 17 17. Why is cultural agility important for people who work in any type of company?

Question 18 18. What is cultural agility?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a similarity between the ethical structures of Judaism and Islam?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a commentary on the Qu'ran that clarifies Islamic ethics?

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Question 21 21. Some people argue that cultural globalization is mainly a one way street and that it should just be called:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of cultural globalization?

Question 23 23. What are the core values many non-Western countries often associate with Western countries?

Question 24 24. Which of these is often a surprise for people from non-Western countries who come to study or live in a Western country?

Question 25 25. According to Gish Jen, why is an interdependent culture correlated with the flexi-self?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is a cultural symbol for the culture of Christianity?

Question 27 27. Which of the following provides the best definition of cultural relativity?

Question 28 28. When discussing translating literary works, what type of word is the German word schadenfreude?

Question 29 29. In Hinduism, acting ethically within the laws of dharma requires what?

Question 30 30. Authors like Xue Shaohui focused on Western culture to help achieve what?

Non-Western Literature in the Western World Chapter Exam Instructions

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