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Blog 18: How does the author use narration to represent the distinctive point of view of a character with Asberger Syndrome (Haddon) or schizophrenia (Wray)?

Haddon uses narration by describing Christopher and the things he thinks, says and knows although he never specifies that Christopher has Aspergers, he makes sure he shows signs of the syndrome Mark Haddon’s study of the condition is superbly realised, … Continue reading

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Blog 16- Epileptic

And the heart of the story is his development, in which his relationship with his brother  David B. is captivated by the exotic Genghis Khan and the Mongol Horde—and learns a lot about them, and other cultures in general, through … Continue reading

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Blog 28: Reflect on the semester as a whole–what we’ve done, what you’ve learned, what you still want to know, what you enjoyed most, what you enjoyed least, texts that stand out, suggestions for me next time I teach the course, etc.

Well I can’t believe this semester is coming to an end, while I’m approaching summer and looking forward to a nice break and am going into it with a open mind and appreciation for our brains. We have learned so … Continue reading

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Blog 27: Draft of the introduction page for your web project.

Memory can be impaired by various injuries and diseases. Damage to the medial temporal lobe and hippocampus can devastate the ability to acquire new declarative memory; damage to the storage areas in cortex can disrupt retrieval of old memories and … Continue reading

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Blog 26: Reflect on the feedback you’ve received on your final project and your plans for adapting it for our website

. The feedback has really helped me to adapt to the website, the suggestions Professor Tougaw have pointed out as to what I should include in the website and even what to break up on certain pages had made it … Continue reading

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Blog 25: Reflect on the strengths and weaknesses seminar essay and your thoughts about adapting it for our web project.

I feel that my weaknesses in my essay were that I did not come across clear; my motive and thesis were not as strong as they could be. I needed to include more stitching, I also feel that I had … Continue reading

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Blog 23: Reflect on your plans for revision, based on feedback you received on your draft.

I plan on taking in all the feedback I have received from my writing group and incorporating it in to my draft, my writing group has given me insight on what I should fix or add and have provided with … Continue reading

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blog 22

while reading The Diving Bell and the butterfly, I was getting so upset, I couldn’t imagine going from one extreme to another. Bauby went from and editor at Elle magazine which is huge, talking about fashion ideas for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Blog 21: Annotated bibliography

1) Caddell, Lisa S., and Linda Clare. “The impact of dementia on self and identity.” Clinical Psychology Review 30 (2009): 113-26. Web. This article gave me history and insight on dementia and how it affects people’s lives. I felt that … Continue reading

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Blog 20: What is character? What is personality?

Personality to me is easy to read, its characteristics that build up your personality such as funny, confident, energetic, lazy, serious, shy etc. you can get a sense of one’s personality relatively fast possibly in the first meeting them. But … Continue reading

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