As a consequence of the war, Zlata was stuck there for two years, and during that period, she lost countless numbers of friends and family. War is a desperate struggle between two sides, feeding off of the people around it, making the destruction of people feel depressing. The most damage from war occurs emotionally due to the intense sadness caused by constant loss of lives. The deaths of people that you know are the worst result of war because it causes unhappiness and takes an emotional toll on you. For example, this is shown when Zlata’s friend is killed by shrapnel from a shell.
Okonkwo’s Grief There are five stages of grief that a human experiences when faced with any type of breakup, and these stages play a significant role in Chinua Achebe’s book, Things Fall Apart. Okonkwo, the main character, suffers a breakup with his tribe when his gun explodes and kills another member of the tribe. Killing another member of the tribe is a grievous offense, and no matter how unintentional, the killing results in seven years of exile. Torn away from his tribe, friends, rank, and future as a great leader, Okonkwo undergoes the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The first stage in grief is denial, when a person hopes that the breakup was not real or only momentary, giving themselves time to adjust to the situation.
For example, the first time Isabella and Jamie meet was because Jamie had her mom 's disgusting food for lunch, so Isabella hurt a boy to give Jamie better food to eat. To finish off, Isabella is an intelligent girl, in fact Isabella would help someone do something but weeks later she would earn something off of helping out. Those
Each character had their own diversity; they were their own people and had their own problems. Unlike most books were the main character seems to be perfect or their family is just perfect that they have to fit that, but in this book, Saundra or her family weren’t made out to be perfect; they simply were trying to live and survive. They all had their own issues and all had their own emotions; happiness, sadness, etc. The story starts very abruptly, as if you’re just thrown into their lives and then the plot starts to thicken right away and capture you. As you read you see that this is how Crew write, slowly then fast.
After sending Keav to a labor camp, Loung’s family receives notice that Keav is very sick and on the brink of death. Loung remembers, “People have always said that Keav and I were similar in many ways. We looked almost identical to each other and were also alike in personality… I wrap my arms around my stomach and double over in pain, falling to the ground. In the thick grass, my tears pour out for my sister and seep into the earth” (Ung 99). This quote can connect to the theme because tragedy occurred and Loung was not prepared.
“I spent three days of that week sitting with him before he died…” (Zusak 467). Michael, depressed and melancholy, returns home to deliver the news to his mother, Frau Holtzapfel. The devastation following the loss of her son was apparent, which only causes Michael to feel guilty. The loss of his brother, on top of how guilty he feels for living while his brother died, overwhelms him. Michael deals with this by committing suicide.
Everyone has been judged and has judged in one way or another. I have witnesses several instances where people have accepted only one story of a person or place and have been completely false. Others around me accept single stories everyday. The media only represents one side of the story and this causes us to only see one perspective. It shows Mexicans as illegal immigrants and Muslims as terrorists.
Grief is a complicated literature to describe as it is a powerful and personal human response, typically after losing a loved one. Grief is universal, every individual copes with grief in their own ways. The problem of this literature is that it has not been studied in depth and this complicated topic can become difficult to analyze due to misinterpretation of feelings and emotions, which is clearly foreseeable in the articles reported. Grief is a natural human reaction, however the outcome grief has on an individual is powerful and often dangerous to one’s own life. PubMed Health describes grief reactions into three terms; anticipatory grief, common grief, and complicated/prolonged grief.
She was all I had left, supporting me through my failed attempts at being published. Sadness started to spill its way into my writing, filling it with death and despair. Even when my own mother had passed, along with everyone else in my life, it felt like rejection. But Virginia’s death consumes me to this day, it is agony. I feel as if people can read it on my face as clearly as if I had told them; this man is broken not brilliant.
In my freshman year of high school my mother was injured in an automobile accident. My mother was always fragile because of her pre-existing heart condition, atrial regurgitation. Due to the accident, she went into congestive heart failure. The only choice for her survival were to perform an open heart surgery. The next 14 hour were the most excruciating hours of my life,I had never been so terrified.
And then Tad died in 1871. Mary just didn’t know how to cope with everything and she was depressed about all the deaths in her life and all the loves she had lost. her surviving son, Robert Todd Lincoln, had her temporarily committed. “Mary was judged insane” . She attempted suicide through an overdose of laudanum, but the pharmacist gave her a placebo.