Conceptual Relevant Themes

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In this essay I will present adequate research pertaining to the Conceptual and Emotional Relevance of our term project by applying the use of three categories of Conceptually Relevant Themes, as well as, two categories of Emotionally Relevant Themes. The first category of Conceptually Relevant Themes applicable to our term project is, Individuality and Self-Actualization. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was first to introduce the five stages of grief, also known as The Kübler-Ross model, in her 1969 book entitled, On Death and Dying. She identified denial as the first stage of grief. Megan, our protagonist, clearly goes through stage one of grief, when she does not react to the news of her mothers passing. The second stage of grief was identified…show more content…
Megan is jolted into the final stage of grief by discovering a hidden message from her dearly departed mother. (Kübler-Ross 1969) The second category of Conceptually Relevant Themes applicable to our term project is, Relationships. The relationship our term project focuses on is the relationship between a mother and daughter. Although our project focuses on the relationship between a mother and daughter, the situation and scenario is applicable to a wide variety of relationships from friends, family to lovers. Isaac Asimov, a US science fiction novelist and scholar, said that life is pleasant, death is peaceful, it’s the transition that’s troublesome. (Asimov n.d.) The third category of Conceptually Relevant Themes that is applicable to our term project is, Life, death and…show more content…
She is assisted through the five stages of grief by Tim and by her mother, who had, in anticipation of her death, as well as Megan’s struggle with the acceptance of her passing, hidden a last touching message for Megan. Steve Jobs, US computer engineer and industrialist, during the 2005 Stanford Commencement Address, said that no one wants to die, even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there, and yet, death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it, and that is how it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life, it clears out the old to make way for the new. (Jobs 2005) Personal development is the first category of Emotionally Relevant Themes that is applicable to our term project. Our protagonist, Megan, is forced into the process of personal development, through the five stages of grief, to accept her mother’s death. The personal development our character experiences will be visible on screen, with Megan developing the strength to accept the death of her mother. Ralph Waldo Emerson, US essayist, said that what lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. (Emerson n.d.) Societal Norms and Expectations is the second category of Emotionally Relevant Themes that is applicable to our term
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