Sandburg portrays the peace and restfulness in death through different words, such as “shoveled into the tombs”, “cash and collateral turned ashes”, and “streetful of people” (1, 2, 4). “Shoveled into the tombs” shows the importance of nothingness in which the body is just being “recycled to dust without sentiment and ceremony” (Napierkowski, “Themes” 46). This concept of nothingness stresses the silence of death in that peace is obtained. The “cash and collateral turned ashes” stresses the idea that earthly materials are not taken to the grave with you. In other words the “streetful of people” and the hero are no different because “all people…are finally united at the grave”, so “death remains unimpressed by wealth, power or even virtue” (Napierkowski and Evans, 48, 8).
The architects and builders who creates them have to definitely know what they are going to be used for, and make sure that people fell at peace when they are in them. The ceilings of the funeral homes requires to be very high, and this creates an open feel to the room. No need for people to be squeezed and stat suffocating in the room. You have to ensure that the woods that is used on the walls and the seats is also beautiful wood, and it helps the people who come to the funeral to appreciate the beauty that is all around them. The colors used in the funeral homes are generally very modest colors such as white, tan, or brown, but these colors are added to by the beautiful flowers that are brought in each time when a funeral is held.
Several Mexicans had removed an old walnut casket from Palm Cemetery and were in the process of replacing the corpse with the body of a person who had just died when they were discovered by a cemetery employee. When F. A. Decker, secretary of the Long Beach Cemetery Association, arrived on the scene the Mexicans had already fled, but he found human bones strewn about the area of the grave. The casket, which looked to be about 25 years old, was falling to pieces. When police arrived at the cemetery they discovered the Mexicans had returned since Decker’s departure and buried a body in the grave. The identity of the Mexicans was never learned, nor was the identity of the person buried by
Many people wonder if it’s possible to hold a memorial even after their loved one has been cremated – and the answer is yes. Since cremation does not involve the final disposition (resting place) of the deceased, you still have many options for memorializing your loved one. Oak Grove Cemetery in La Crosse, WI offers the following ideas: Earth Burial: Not all cemetery spaces are reserved for traditional casket burials. Many, including Oak Grove Cemetery, have space for cremated remains. You can also make arrangements to place an urn in a family lot which otherwise contains caskets.
In this image one can see the dedication that is taken to make sure that every grave and white marble tombstone is clean with no weeds growing on or around it. The tree in the image have no leaves so this image may have been taken in the fall and still there are no leaves laying on the ground. This shows that the people that take care of Arlington National Cemetery have an unyielding, dedication to making sure that every grave site gets the same attention and dedication. Think of the story that could be told by each service member that is buried in this image. The name on some of the white marble tombstone in the front of the image can almost be seen clearly enough to read.
There could be many reasons why the narrator keeps coming back, even after everyone else has let go and adjusted to a new life. The ants help bring this reason to the light. The building of their home across the grave of the narrator’s mother is a “reminder of what I haven’t done” (21-22). There is no clear answer of what the narrator hasn’t done. Maybe she’s being reminded of how she needs to move on since everything else in the world has, or that she just has many regrets that she never cleared
Maya Lin designed the wall for an assignment of her
Although it’s never directly explained, it appears as though the narrator is an older member of the town. This is demonstrated in statements like “the next generation, with its more modern ideas;” because the narrator does not say “with our more modern ideas” he makes it clear that he is not one of the younger members of the community. Never
He had two cousins on his mother’s side but they weren’t born in Grover’s Corners and they travel the country. The funeral service will be on December 1st 1910, Thursday morning, at 9:00 a.m. The local minister, Minister James, will be the officiant for the service.
They knew it wasn’t water because no water could get in the vault also there has been no sign of wear that could be from water. At the time there were no earthquakes but it still moved. A man named James Elliot built the vault/coffin house 80 years prior to them buying it. They wanted to attempt to find the cause of it moving so they sealed it and came back a few months later and they still moved!
Lincoln, finally, Detective Wallace decided Louie had nothing to do with her death. “You can leave now. We may still want to talk so don’t leave town. Would you write your name and telephone number on this paper?” He asked, handing him a pen and paper.