Humans have long developed a means of dealing with death. The work in mourning that comes with losing a loved one is a long and painful path. We mourn in order to feel comfort, or like John Milton puts it in his epic pastoral elegy, “For so to interpose a little ease” (l. 153). While feeling solace is pivotal for the mourner, it does not occur without a number of crucial stages that lead grief to ease. Sigmund Freud’s observation of mourning ties an evident relationship with John Milton’s “Lycidas”, but Milton also demonstrates an act of selfishness through his grieving.
“Home Burial” by Robert Frost and “Mid-Term Break” by Seamus Heaney are both poems that contain death of a child, pain, and grief. By the title of “Home Burial” it gives the reader an insight that someone has been buried. However, in the poem a couple suffers from the loss of their child. The husband has buried their child in the graveyard behind their house. Furthermore, it demonstrates how one disaster can lead to another when his relationship with his wife is unstable.
In the poem, “Annabel Lee,” the narrator is mourning for his wife, who had just died and is reminiscing about past memories with her. A similar experience had happened to Poe when his cousin and wife Virginia died of tuberculosis and this poem was inspired by this dismal happening in his life. The gothic writer uses hyperbole, a figurative language device where words are exaggerated. “With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven Coveted her and me” (Line 11-12). In this situation, there love was not actually coveted by winged seraphs of heaven.
The Heartbreak That Killed “The Raven” is by Edgar Allan Poe. The Poem “The Raven” is gothic literature. This poem is about how a husband tries to deal with the lost of his beloved wife. Soon after the man starts to lose his mind and senses. The lost of his wife is so dramatizing for him that it starts to affect on his state of mind , also his physical appearance.
She miss story of that person. She writes all feeling in poem about that person. First stanza talks about poet grief and painfulness. English oxford living dictionaries define grief as: “intense sorrow, especially caused by someone’s death.” She maybe lose person that she loves because in fourth stanza, she talks about that person and she affiliate with that person. Death of that person makes her feel depressed.
What better than to have the idea of living peacefully, together with your loved ones, after surviving the crisis as motivation? Elie Wiesel’s reaction when he believed his father to be dead demonstrates how significant relationships with loved ones can serve as your motivation to survive. “My father had huddled near me, draped in his blanket, shoulders laden with snow. And what if he were dead, as well? I called out to him.
Thus he depicts his life after a few years towards the end of the poem by bringing the knight to a tragic death. He lived a lonely life with his family suffering from tuberculosis and this explains the wandering, desolate and hapless nature of the knight, longing for some company. Fortunately (or let’s call it unfortunately) he also fell in love with Fanny Brawne and soon realized that he would never get to be with her. He was suffering from a disease which would kill him really soon enough. Throughout his life, he had been alone and when he finally found a companion for life, he was deprived of life itself.
In the end, he states “and so live ever or else swoon to death” (14). He accepts the fact that death is inevitable and he chooses to spend his dying days in the arms of his lover. Similarly in “When I have Fears,” Keats expresses his emotions towards death, except this time, from the perspective of a poet. Through alliteration and personification he relays his fears of not being able to write all his knowledge on paper and his fears of death denying him fame and love. As with “Bright Star,” by the end of the poem he comes to terms with death.
Grief and loss, because these a major factors in Paul’s actionpattern. The story shows his dealing with grief by revisiting an important place of memory, and slowly becoming at peace with his sisters tragic death by drawing her for the first time. The third theme is family because the story reveals the importance of a safe upbringing, and the psychological damage that can be inflicted if it is absent. In conclusion, “People-Watching” is a gripping short story that at first eyesight is a tragic but sweet story about an introverted boy, but in deeper sight, juggles difficult themes as loss and grief. The story’s structure and the detail of the language makes it possible to get close to the protagonist and his development.