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1. How do the settings of Safely Home help to broaden your cultural horizons?Most of the novel takes place in Shanghai, China, which is a new cultural experience for an American like Ben Fielding and a means of developing his relationship with other nations. Unlikeplaces that Ben normally visits on his travels, the book takes Ben to various social groups, such as the poor, and underground churches that China's side is trying to hide. By doing so, it helps to explain why people who visit a new country see only what they want to see from the country. It shows me that you can't believe that anyone can say anything to you.2. ? Are the characters credible, or merely plot driven? To what degree do the characters change or develop?Ben: His GTZ organization turned into his motivation, despite the fact that regardless he put his activity and business accomplishment above them, he had a spouse and family. His blemishes incorporate not being a family man or being with his folks remotely. On the off chance that it has something to do monetarily, or its old companion Li Quan, I wouldn't see Ben as reliable. He hasbegun gaining his notoriety and certainty with Li Quan over his time in China, despite the fact that Li Quan says he can't confide in those issues that spin around Yesu. Inevitably this progressions and Ben in the lives of the Quans develops to have an importance. Ben turns out to be progressively mindful of the effect that Yesu has on Li Quan's life towards the finish of the novel, and despite the fact that Ben has everything when contrasted with him; Ben still feels he has nothing as a result of how cheerful Li Quan is by all accounts even in his jail. Li Quan: His sole inspiration is the energy of Li Quan for Yesu. He spins around Yesu's life, conduct, family, and frame of mind since he's everything the requirements of Li Quan. He wants to spread his affection to other people, regardless of whether the circumstance isn't the least demanding to share his statement. His inadequacies might be his human instinct, yet he attempts to be as like Yesu as he can.3. Do the characters live within any moral constraints or boundaries? Describe the sense of morality that drives both Ben and Quan. Does the book give any indications of the basis for this morality? Are the boundaries portrayed in a negative and destructive light, or are they seen as positive and healthy?Both Ben and Quan live with good imperatives and limits, however they are direct inverses of one another. Quan's limits comprise of following what Yesu says, despite the fact that is obliged by the Chinese government. He doesn't give them a chance to impede finding out about Yesu and imparting it to other people. He utilizes his hardships as pathway to show others him. (quote fomcorrectional facility petitioning approach yesu for an approach to educate others) Ben's limits are the manner by which he just he just considers himself to be being adequate in anything business and that that is his lone solid suit. So anything outside of financial matters is
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