California State University Animism in Indigenous & Western Societies HW

California State University Animism in Indigenous & Western Societies

The exam essay will include 4 short answer essays, 250 words per page (not including the Works Cited section at the end of each essay), for a total of eight pages or four pages plus four works cited pages. In the attachments, I have attached the videos and sources required to complete this assignment. You must use everything provided to answer the questions.

Answers/responses to all four questions encompass the following expectations:

Did you score your own paper using the grading rubric? Here are a several standards that sometimes student overlook:

In your introduction, did you tell readers exactly what they can expect from your paper? (refer to the ppt on How to Write a Research Essay)

Did you answer the question by presenting two or more supporting points?

Did you give concrete/detailed examples of each supporting point with “For example,____” sentences?

Did you “spoon feed” all of your ideas to your reader? Do not make your readers work hard to connect your ideas for you.

Did you use in-text citations in AAA format? (e.g. Last Name YEAR; Vélez 2017)

Did you include a Works Cited section in AAA format, including citations for any videos? This is not part of the 250 word standard for each essay.

Is your font Arial 11 point font?

Did you meet the word standard/maximum per essay?

Did you correctly use quotations? For example, only one quote per page and all quotes must be explained (i.e. not dropped into your paragraph).

Did you label each of your essays so that it is clear which exam question that you responded to on each page?

Question 1.

Consider Hornborg’s reading (2006). Then watch the video by researcher John Reid (2014) on the importance of animism. Explain the examples provided by Reid about how animism is actually communicating the experience of a belief rather than just a belief. Compare Reid’s examples with the examples of animism used in Western and indigenous societies provided by Hornborg by reflecting on the ways that Hornborg (2006) and Reid (2014) agree on animism as an experience in both Western and indigenous societies. Pull-out obvious examples within religious con