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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. James thinks Leonard and ____________ are responsible for his reduced jail time.
2. What does James find out is his new sentence for the jail time he needs to do?
3. What is the condition Roy suffers from?
4. Where does James go when he becomes scared about leaving the clinic?
5. Who did James violently beat up before coming to the clinic?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does James tell Joanne about the time he will know he has recovered from his addiction?
2. Who does James suspect is behind the reduction in his Ohio prison sentence?
3. What is the secret James reveals to the priest as he is reading his confession aloud?
4. Describe Matty Jackson, another patient in the clinic with James and Leonard.
5. Why does James wake up in the middle of the night at the beginning of Chapter 12?
6. What does James do at the bar at the end of the story?
7. What do James and Miles share about their struggles with shame?
8. What does Leonard ask of James when he walks him out of the Clinic?
9. What does Lilly tell James about his parents and about being thankful for them?
10. What does Randall reveal to James about his legal troubles?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The idea of honest is one that seems to be pushed in relation to becoming a recovered addict.
Part 1: Describe the ways in which James is honest and the ways in which James is dishonest in his rehabilitation.
Part 2: What does honesty provide to those who are in the rehabilitation Clinic? What are the benefits to being honest?
Part 3: Is there any contradiction in this story about the message of being honest? Are the people in authority as honest as they preach others should be?
Essay Topic 2
The reaction to the episode of ER is understandable. The glamorization of addiction is certainly not doing addicts or would-be addicts any favors.
Part 1: Describe what happens in the episode of ER that the patient are watching.
Part 2: What are the reactions of the patients to this episode of ER?
Part 3: How can this type of show hurt those who might be having troubles with addiction?
Essay Topic 3
The idea of addiction is something many people will not be able to immediately process. But this book certainly seems to bring the reader further into the addiction world than others have been able.
Part 1: Describe one patient's experience of addiction, how they became addicted, etc.
Part 2: Does addiction seem to be something that is within the control of the patient? Why or why not?
Part 3: Does addiction seem to be something that can be cured? Why or why not?
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