The River of Consciousness Setting & Symbolism

This Study Guide consists of approximately 44 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The River of Consciousness.
This section contains 1,027 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The River of Consciousness Study Guide

Hospitals and Treatment Centers

Significant portions of Sacks' work and research as a medical professional, as well as the work and research done by other experts whom he cites, is conducted in various hospitals and treatment centres. From Beth Abraham Hospital in New York City where Sacks worked extensively to the Vienna General Hospital where Sigmund Freud began his career and work as a neurologist, hospitals provide the educational and research background for a variety of scientists at all states of their careers throughout The River of Consciousness. When Sacks' role as a doctor is reversed and he himself becomes a patient, whether it be for his leg injury in middle age or his end-of-life cancer treatment, hospitals and treatments centers continue to play a significant role.

Gardens

Gardens are the setting for the book's significant discussion of botany and evolutionary biology. Whether Sacks is writing of Darwin's...

(read more)

This section contains 1,027 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The River of Consciousness Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The River of Consciousness from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.