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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the disorder consist in?
2. What is the twins' special ability?
3. What is the main character's occupation?
4. The main character responds to treatment by first regaining what?
5. What are some activities that the main character enjoys?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Outline what you believe to be one main theme of Sacks' book. For instance, how does he treat his patients? You must use three examples from the book to illustrate your point. The paper must be five pages, double-spaced.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Describe the different forms of reminiscence that Mrs. O'C and Mrs. O'M experience. How do they react to their disorders? Why do you believe that respond so differently?
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