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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the patient react to her perceptions of individuals as fractured?
2. What disorder does the main character have?
3. The main character's treatment causes her to enjoy what?
4. Who are the two twins in the chapter?
5. What is the name of the main character in this chapter?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Research the neurological phenomenon that leads the man in Chapter Four to believe that his leg was not his own. What causes this neurological defect? And why can't the man recognize the leg is his own even when Dr. Sacks assures him of it? What should be done for the man? Should his leg be removed?
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
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 275 words
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