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Girl, Interrupted Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11 Summary

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Chapter 11 Summary and Analysis

The chapter begins with a reproduction titled "MCLEAN HOSPITAL - ABSTRACT FROM VOLUNTARY APPLICATION." The document states that Kaysen, with her full faculties, signed a voluntary commitment statement. Kaysen's ward in McLean Hospital featured a two-cornered hallway. On the initial, short leg of the hallway are three telephone booths, a few single-occupancy rooms, a living room, and a kitchen. The long leg of the hallway had several double-occupancy rooms on the left side and the nursing station, conference room, toilet, shower rooms, and therapy rooms on the right side. The long-leg ends at the television room and a second short-leg begins there. The final room contains single- and double-occupancy patient rooms, one toilet, and the seclusion room. Because the living room is located on the same side of the hallway as most of the patient rooms, the patients associate it with mental illness...

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