Analysis Of The Book ' Experienced A Stroke That Caused His Condition Of ' Locked'syndrome '
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You should include an introduction that catches the readers’ attention, states the central theme, and sets the tone for the book analysis.
Introduction: The main character and author (Bauby) of the book experienced a stroke which caused his condition of “locked-in syndrome”. Bauby had one way in which he could communicate with the outside world and this was through the use one of his right. Bauby was able to communicate with the use solely his right eye. He even wrote the book while confined with this condition.
The author used the only way in which he could communicate to present his central theme which was communication. The book presents two ways in which a health-care provider can communicate with his/her patient. These two ways are vastly differing and represent opposite ends of the spectrum in which a health-care provider can communicate. The ways in which these communication styles are perceived by the patient is communicated within the book. The way in which the patient views his condition is influenced by the method in which the healthcare provider communicates with him. The author did a superb job of presenting his point that communication is a means to influence an individual’s outlook no matter how bleak the outcome appears. Bauby also presented the full range of emotions in which a person experiences when a traumatic event happens. The author lost the ability to perform the actions in which he was accustomed. The came with the varying emotions that are