Grief can also occur from the death of a loved one, a lost job/retirement, the ending of a long relationship and or friendship. Although grief is gone through everyday, most people don't know what grief actually is. Grief is a deep sorrow, especially caused by someone's death(”Grief”). The death can be an overwhelming, painful, and frightening experience. Grief is classified as a strong,
The first stage of grief is denial. Denial is when someone disagrees with the fact that something has happened and they do not like it. According to the Grief Packet when one is in the denial stage, “You tell yourself that it isn't happening” (Ross 18). This means that someone can think something is not true in some way. Most people go through this stage often in their life because of their relatives dying or just losing something that they were friends with.
It’s what you did, who was there, and who you’re blaming” (Kane p.10). Her depression had affected her mindset in many different ways. In this quote we see that she looks at her depression as anger and as her fault, she also seemed to blame her lost lover. In this case she her depression goes hand in hand with her grieving her dead
It gives the reader the sense that the main character may be experiencing some depression because as it is stated she is waiting for her feelings to surface, and she might be feeling down that she is not reacting as normal people should be. She is convincing herself that she is not worthy and she doesn’t love her father, even though on the inside she loves him . The main character needs to realize that she is taking it in her own way. Furthermore, the second grief in the story is the
By using first person confessional people are able to see Death in a new way, it shows his emotions and makes him more humanized. It shows how he suffers every time he needs to collect a body, but he helps them by collecting their souls. He does not wish for people to die but he is the one who needs to deal with the result when they do. It hurts him to see what humans do to other humans, but by going through this suffering, he heals and continues to survive which shows the humanity that is in Death. Zusak also uses third person omniscient to convey the thematic message on suffering in healing.
While he did not lose his friends in actual combat, the same feelings of loss and deep sadness would be provoked. This shows the psychological weight that war and events related to it bore down on the veteran. Menelaos was no longer able to live in the mental peace he could have lived in before the war. The immense trauma and anguish caused by having his friends taken away from him as a result of war left a terrible impression on Menelaos that did not fade. Not only does war affect the companions of those lost, but it much more directly affects families.
For example, Cole’s mother asks him to forgive her after all of the cruel things she has done to him. A mother is supposed to be protective of their children, and Cole’s mother was the complete opposite. It would’ve been hard for any person to forgive someone that did so many bad things to him, yet Cole did forgive her. In reality, the hardest person for Cole to forgive was himself. In order to forgive himself, he had to help the people he had hurt.
People don 't realize what they have until it 's gone, and the same can be said for life itself.throughout the poem "What the Living Do" by Marie Howe, she pinpoints how important life truly is. While Howe is devestated by her brothers death, she begins to understand the meaning of ones existence. Even though she shuts down due to her loss, she comes to the conclusion that those small moments are the most important. It is only through loss that life can truly be appreciated. Marie Howe is exhausted by grief, but through grieving she realizes that everyday tasks are truly something that should not be taken for granted.
Showing grief can be a hard thing to do for some people. Macduff shows his emotions really well when he finds out his family is gone. Thought the play there are several places that Macbeth gets a chance to show his emotions but the most important is when his wife dies. In my opinion macduff is better at showing his emotions. Meanwhile Macbeth acts like he just doesn 't care.