This essay is about William Carlos Williams and Oliver Sacks. Write a well-organized Essay of approximately 800 words, that is responsive to the following question: How is the doctor/patient relationship reflected in the stories and poems of William Carlos Williams (or the â€œAfterwordâ€ by William Eric Williams or the â€œIntroductionâ€ by Robert Coles), as well as the clinical tales by Oliver Sacks? Be sure to make some reference to at least five works in each of these volumes (ten works in total). For W.C. Williams, be sure to include at least one poem, and for Sacks, choose at least one work from each of the four sections of his book.
Reference for your help: Read in W.C. Williams, The Doctor Stories, the following: â€œIntroduction,â€ vii-xv; â€œMind and Body,â€ (p. 13); â€œThe Girl With a Pimply Face,â€ (p. 42); â€œThe Use of Force,â€ (p. 56); â€œA Night in June,â€ (p.61); â€œJean Beicke,â€ (p. 69); â€œThe Paid Nurse,â€ (p. 92); â€œAncient Gentility,â€ (p. 99); â€œThe Practice,â€ (p. 119); â€œPoems,â€(pp. 127-132.); â€œAfterwordâ€ (p.133).
2/3: Read in Oliver Sacks, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, â€œThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,â€ (p. 8); â€œThe Lost Mariner,â€ (p. 23); â€œThe Disembodied Lady,â€ (p. 43); â€œHands,â€ (p. 59); â€œOn the Level,â€ (p. 71); â€œWitty Ticcy Ray,â€ (p. 92); â€œCupidâ€™s Disease,â€ (p. 102); â€œReminiscence,â€ (p. 132); â€œA Passage to India,â€ (p. 153); â€œThe Dog Beneath the Skin,â€ (p. 156); â€œMurder,â€ (p. 161); all stories in â€œThe World of the Simple,â€ (pp. 178-233).