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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When is the affliction discovered and treated? When is it rediscovered?
2. What happens to him after he commits murder?
3. How do the twins score on IQ tests?
4. What has the main character experienced over the last twenty-four years?
5. Where does the main character end up flourishing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Madeline's family seems to have prevented her from coming to believe that she could use her hands. How could a family make such an error? Do you think it was deliberate on their part? If it was deliberate, why would they do it? If it wasn't deliberate, why did they make such a mistake? Try to analyze potential family dynamics that could lead to Madeline's false belief about her hands.
Essay Topic 2
Please outline in detail the costs and benefits of phantom limb syndrome to an amputee. You must list at least two costs of the disorder and at least one benefit. Please research a case study and illustrate your points with the study.
Essay Topic 3
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.
This section contains 256 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)