24th July 2024

Reply To: “The Disembodied Lady” (Year 1 Thur.)

ENGLISH FOR PSYCHOLOGY Forums Neuropsychology “The Disembodied Lady” (Year 1 Thur.) Reply To: “The Disembodied Lady” (Year 1 Thur.)


Referring to Wittgenstein’s quote I can tell that Chrtisina’s case is a very good lesson for all of us. We don’t appreciate things in our life which we deem as something certain, obvious. It’s because we have never lost them. Christina lost something such significant like her sense of proprioception, her body become “blind”. She was paralysed, but at the same time she wasn’t. She felt empty, she felt inhuman, like an animal used during lab experiments. It was tragedy for her that she couldn’t fell the world the same way as always. To this day she is going through this nightmare only because she has lost something certain, something obvious which we don’t notice every day. In my opinion this is the most important thing I learnt from this text – we should appreciate every small thing in our life, because we never know when we lose it… and how painful this loss will be.