Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What disorder does the main character have?
2. What is the main character's primary affliction?
3. What hobby does the main character take up later in life?
4. What are some activities that the main character enjoys?
5. What are the symptoms of the main character's affliction?
Essay Topic 1
To what extent are patients like those described in this book 'normal?' Is it that they can't function in society? Or can they, with a little help? How would you try to integrate these patients into society? Or would you refuse to try? Please pick two patients you think could be easily integrated into society and one patient that presents difficulties. Explain how you would integrate the first two patients and why the third would present difficulties.
Essay Topic 2
Write a paper concerning how unusual mental conditions can lead to works of creativity. Mr. MacGregor's tilt led him to help Dr. Sacks create a pair of glasses with a pendulum that could help him and those like him navigate their world. Jose is able to paint beautiful art. Select a case from outside of the book. Using a famous person is fine. Make sure to illustrate the connection between a mental disorder and a creative accomplishment.
Essay Topic 3
Suppose that you were the prosecuting attorney in Donald's murder trial. What arguments would you use to try to convict him? How would you show that he is the same person, that he was responsible for his actions? Please do some legal research for the paper and attempt to phrase your arguments accurately. Cite your sources.
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