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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. The main character can't sing solo because he is what:
3. The first main character discussed in detail exhibits what symptom?
4. What is the main character's occupation?
5. What was the main character's symptoms?
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
Sacks often tries to argue that science leaves out important facets of his patients' lives. Please select two examples from the book where Sacks does this and then use the examples to discuss what you think the limits of science are in explaining the human experience, using the two cases you selected as illustration. The paper must be four pages, double spaced.
Essay Topic 3
Write a research paper on Mr. P's disorder. Explain the neurological causes and subsequent effects of the disease. Discuss at least one case study and assess the prospects for recovery.
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