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One Flew Over the Cuckoos’ Nest. Ken Kesey Ms. Hudgins English. * First: Close your eyes * Second : Visualize the scene as I read it aloud to you. *Finally: Draw a detailed description of the passage that I am about to read. . Visualizing Activity. Evaluation.

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one flew over the cuckoos nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoos’ Nest

Ken Kesey

Ms. Hudgins

English

visualizing activity

*First:

Close your eyes

*Second:

Visualize the scene as I read it aloud to you.

*Finally:

Draw a detailed description of the passage that I am about to read.

Visualizing Activity
what is schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that affects about 1.1 percect of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year”

What is Schizophrenia?
symptoms

People with schizophrenia sometimes hear voices others don’t hear, believe that others are broadcasting their thoughts to the world, or become convinced that others are plotting to harm them. These experiences can make them fearful and withdrawn and cause difficulties when they try to have relationships with others.”

Symptoms
signs and symptoms

Symptoms usually develop in men in their late teens or early twenties and women in their twenties and thirties, but in rare cases, can appear in childhood. They can include hallucinations, delusions, disordered thinking, movement disorders, flat affect, social withdrawl, and cognitive deficits.”

Signs and Symptoms
end note

Currently, this is a time of hope for people with schizophrenia. Although the causes of the diseases have not been determined, current treatments can eliminate many of the symptoms and allow people with schizophrenia to live independent and fulfilling lives in the community”

End Note
journal 2

Please write ½ page on one of the following prompt:

  • Prompt #1:.What constitutes mental illness? For what types of behaviors, if any should people be institutionalized (put away in a hospital)?

OR

  • Prompt #2: What basic rights, if any, should be denied someone exhibiting mental illness?
Journal #2
thesis statements

A thesis statement is

  • the sentence that states the essay’s purpose
  • provides justification to read the essay
  • presents an assertion sufficiently limited to find support in the essay.
  • It is the central argument around which the essay revolves.
Thesis Statements
thesis statements1

A good thesis does the following:

  • 1. Expresses the main idea
  • 2. Answers or sets up the “So What” Question.
  • 3. Says something meaningful & answers an interpretive question.
  • 4. Presents an arguable statement which can be supported with sustained evidence.
  • 5. Should be a COMPLEX sentence.
Thesis Statements
various levels of thesis statements

1. Static: unchanging, still inactive

    • Twain uses humor in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for many reasons.
  • SO WHAT? What are the REASONS? WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT?
Various Levels of Thesis Statements
various levels of thesis statements1

2. Dynamic: lively, active, growing, developing

  • Example: Twain uses humor in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to accomplish his goal.
Various Levels of Thesis Statements
various levels of thesis statements2

3. Integrated: brings together processes or functions that are normally separate; made up of aspects that work well together.

  • Example: Twain uses humor in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to lampoon Southern society in order to reevaluate society’s beliefs.
Various Levels of Thesis Statements
what is paul steinberg s thesis statement in our failed approach to schizophrenia

In, “Our Failed Approach to Schizophrenia” Paul Steinberg ……

  • Argues…
  • asserts….
  • points out….
  • Demonstrates….
  • contends….
What is Paul Steinberg’s Thesis Statement in “Our Failed Approach to Schizophrenia”?
do now thesis statements

Label the following statements as static, dynamic or integrated thesis statements. Be prepared to justify your answers.

Do Now:Thesis Statements
cagey

Adj.

  • Crafty, sly cautious
Cagey
ornery

Adj –

  • Cranky; disagreeable
ornery
defunct

Adj.

  • Extinct; obsolete
defunct
overzealous

. Adj.

  • Overenthusiastic
overzealous
ethereally

. Adv.

  • Delicately , heavenly
Ethereally
astute

Adj.

  • Bright; intelligent
astute
irate

Adj.

  • Angry; mad
irate
matriarchy

Noun

  • Ruled by women
Matriarchy
trite

Adj.

  • Cliché; stale; shallow
trite
atrocities

Noun

  • Horrors; outrages; offenses
Atrocities
protocol

Noun

  • Customs, manners
protocol
grimace

Noun

  • Pout, making a face
grimace
elizabeth wurtezel s prozac nation
Elizabeth Wurtezel’s Prozac Nation

an autobiography published in 1994 and written by Elizabeth Wurtzel, describes the author's experiences with major depression, her own character failings and how she managed to live through particularly difficult periods while completing college and working as a writer.

journal 4
Journal #4

1. What is Wurtzel’s thesis statement?

First, write about Wurtzel’s thesis statement in the article. What is she trying to say about mental illness? What is her philosophical standpoint on mental illness?

2. Then, write about your opinion?

Do you agree with Elizabeth Wurtzel? Is “living in madness from moment to moment” not “worth any of the great art that comes as its by-product?

REMEMBER, a good thesis statement must be an integrated, complex sentence.

DISAGREE: Although in Elizabeth Wurtzel’s Prozac Nation Wurtzel contends that…..in actuality……

AGREE: In Elizabeth Wurtzel’s Prozac Nation Wurtzeleffectively points out…