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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For whom does Mrs. S. live her life?
2. What does Kubler-Ross say the immediate family of terminal patients experience with their dying loved one?
3. What caused the patient in the last chapter to change his behavior?
4. From where had Mr. Y come?
5. What did Kubler-Ross' seminar end up being for many of the students in attendance?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does death seem like to a five-year-old child?
2. What was Mr. Y.'s biggest complaint while his wife was sick?
3. What was the most frustrating part of the last patient's illness?
4. What did the seminars give terminal patients an excuse to do?
5. At whom was the last patient in the book so angry?
6. Why does the mother of the small girl want to put her son in an institutionalized home when she dies?
7. Why do family members of terminal patients usually avoid speaking openly about death?
8. For whom does the courageous female patient feel sorry?
9. What are some of the losses that Mrs. S. suffered before getting her terminal illness?
10. How does the hospital staff initially respond to Kubler-Ross's seminars?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What lessons did Kubler-Ross learn from her patients, and how did these realizations change the way that she ran the rest of her interviews?
Essay Topic 2
What is "the silence that goes beyond words," and how is this beneficial to a terminally ill patient?
Essay Topic 3
Explain Mr. Y.'s situation as well as the reasoning he was given for being placed in that situation. How did this affect his wife's and his acceptance process?
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