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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has the main character experienced over the last twenty-four years?
2. What is the name of the main character in this chapter?
3. What is the main character's affliction?
4. How does the main character recall the murder?
5. What is the main character's occupation?
Essay Topic 1
A great deal of neurological research has been done on how aphasia affects the language centers of the brain. Complete a five page research paper where you summarize this research.
Essay Topic 2
Does Korsakov's disease destroy William's personality? Does he have a real personality at all? In what sense? Do you think there is a real William inside that the Korsakov's prevents from manifesting? Or do you think that the disease has destroyed him, personality and all?
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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