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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. What country does Mogens Schou come from?
2. What does the chairman already know about?
3. Which of the following gave Jamison great pleasure when she was in the midst of a manic mood?
4. Which of the following word or phrase does Jamison use to describe her manic episodes?
5. What city does Jamison go back to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jamison say she now accepts about her illness?
2. What does Jamison hope never to have to experience again concerning her manic episodes?
3. What is Jamison's view on the use of slang to describe people with mental illness?
4. How does Jamison stop the temptation of reliving her manic episodes?
5. How does the department chairman react when Jamison tells him she suffers from a mental illness?
6. How does Jamison benefit when her psychiatrist lowers her dosage level?
7. How does another Englishman sweep Jamison off of her feet in chapter 8?
8. What does Jamison say has given her the greatest happiness?
9. Why is Jamison drawn to Wyatt?
10. Describe the letter Jamison received after giving a presentation in chapter 10?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify the main themes of the story. Why do you think these themes are so important to the story? How does Jamison use character and setting to express these themes?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the following statement. Jamison focuses too much on the internal factors that cause mental illness and not enough on external factors. Using example from both the book and two other sources to support your argument.
Essay Topic 3
Jamison discusses the problems of using such words as bi-polar instead of manic depression. How important is it to have an appropriate name for an illness? What does the word manic depressive mean to you? Could the word bi-polar develop negative connotations in time?
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