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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the main character in this chapter?
2. Where does the main character end up flourishing?
3. What is the cause of their ability?
4. How does the main character become himself again?
5. What does the main character lose when he loses his affliction?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Bhagawhandi's tumor affect her visions? To what extent is Bhagawhandi justified in believing that her visions are helping her 'journey home', as she puts it? Is it better to embrace the illusion? Or should she try to fight them? What would you do in her position and why?
Essay Topic 2
What is Parkinson's disease? How does it affect the brain? What are common treatments for the disease? How effective are they? What prospects are there for a cure. Please write a five-page essay on this topic, double spaced. Cite your sources.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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