The Year of Magical Thinking

by: Joan Didion

Plot Overview Quiz

Further study Plot Overview Quiz

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​At the same time Didion is grieving for the death of her husband, she is also dealing with a critically ill ___.

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​What does Didion begin to believe that her wishes might have the power to do?

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Several days before his death, John told Didion that he thought that he was ___.

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What idea does Didion become consumed with, particularly in relationship to grieving?

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As an adult, what had Didion found meaning in?