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Your assignment is to develop two characters: one health professional and one patient.

Drawing on descriptive writing, character development and dialogue, tell the story of their encounter from both perspectives.

Requirements:

    The story should be told in first person, by one character and then the other.
    The change in perspective should reveal a misunderstanding, a disagreement, or a surprise for the reader.
    Each characters' telling should be around 300-400 words long (600-800 words total, do not exceed 1,000).
    The final story should be edited for grammar and clear English before submission.

The purpose of this exercise is to show how one event or conversation can be interpreted differently depending on who is telling the story. We are looking for a well-rounded story with believable characters and good use of literary perspective.

Choose one of the following settings:

    A community health worker home visit
    A local clinic consulting room
    A maternity ward
    A palliative care hospice
    A mental health facility

Your assignment is to develop two characters: one health professional and one patient.

Drawing on descriptive writing, character development and dialogue, tell the story of their encounter from both perspectives.

Requirements:

    The story should be told in first person, by one character and then the other.
    The change in perspective should reveal a misunderstanding, a disagreement, or a surprise for the reader.
    Each characters' telling should be around 300-400 words long (600-800 words total, do not exceed 1,000).
    The final story should be edited for grammar and clear English before submission.

The purpose of this exercise is to show how one event or conversation can be interpreted differently depending on who is telling the story. We are looking for a well-rounded story with believable characters and good use of literary perspective.