The Year of Magical Thinking

by: Joan Didion

Chapter 9 and 10 Quiz

Further study Chapter 9 and 10 Quiz

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As Didion is dealing with Quintana’s health on top of John’s death, what lifelong fear does she realize is coming true?

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How long does Didion spend at the hospital during Quintana’s coma?

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What is the term for the narrative that can be used to test memory and comprehension in patients coming out of a coma?

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What is Didion’s term for her experience of an event setting off a series of intense reminiscences about her life?

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What does Didion see on a television commercial that sets off a flood of memories about her past?