In Particular Discussion Questions

Elena Karina Byrne
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Byrne's poem describes the way that time can slow and details can emerge when one is faced with an intense situation. Recall an event such as this in your own life and write a short, descriptive essay about how time occurred for you during this event.

Research the various theories of time and how it passes or appears to pass. Think about how time has appeared to slow down or speed up in your own life and discuss your thoughts on the subject, using research and examples from your life to support your claims.

In her poem, Byrne evokes the subconscious mind. Read the latest research on the structure and function of the mind and create a diagram that outlines the major mental functions and their respective locations in the brain.

Research two different theories of the subconscious mind and write a short essay comparing and...

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