One of the great allegorical works of literature, "Cancer Ward" is both a deeply compassionate study of terminal illness and a brilliant dissection of the "cancerous" Soviet police state. Withdrawn from publication in Russia in 1964, it became, along with "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich", a work that awoke the conscience of the world. As Robert Service wrote of its appeal in the Independent, "In waging his struggle against Soviet communism, Solzhenitsyn the novelist preferred the rapier to the cudgel". Формат издания: 13 см х 20 см.
This book is based on cognitive flexibility in bilingual and multilingual population. Language is one factor that helps constantly to activate and strengthen the inhibitory system. Being fluent in two or more languages influences the cognitive flexibility. This study was determined to understand the difference in cognitive flexibility in bilingual and multilingual population. Person fluent in two languages is sufficient to enjoy the benefits in cognitive flexibility. It is advisable to encourage children to grow in bilingual environment. Although there are studies stating that being bilingual will influence the cognitive flexibility, there is no significant difference in cognitive flexibility in both the population. There are various implications of this study in the intervention of Speech and language disordered population.
Solzhenitsyn's celebrated novel describes the lives of people in the Soviet Union under Stalin who were condemned on health grounds to internment or death. It also give a psychological insight into the intensified experience of people under varying degrees of pressure and deprivation.