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This short video provides a visual look at the Ifugao province in the Philippines, including the rice terraces (as well as the idols), that is the setting for this modules short story. The response paper, however, is focused specifically on The God-Stealer.
Read F. Sionil Joses short story The God Stealer published in 1959, and consider these questions while reading:
1. From whose perspective is this story narrated?
2. What does the story reveal about the relationship between Sam and Philip?
Now write about how you think concepts and concerns of cultural appropriation and Orientalism might apply to this short story. Moreover, what other elements of the story do you find interesting, and why?