Essays Tagged: "Grief Loss and Bereavement"


es don't have to be the cause of sadness and depression.Sorrow is divided into four groups; sorrow, grief, anguish, and woe. Differentpeople can tolerate different levels of sorrow.The first group, re ... things get to them. And if theydon't let the sorrow go, then it could bring them to the next stage, grief.Grief is more acute and more distressing than sorrow. You may experience griefwhen you move aw ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


Grief'What do I do now that you're gone? Well then there's nothing else going on, which is quite oft ... am too numbed to feel. Interesting pastime.' (Peter McWillians, How to Survive the Loss of a Love). Grief is an inevitable part of life. It is a natural and painful reaction to loss. These painful emo ... nd painful reaction to loss. These painful emotions may serve as a useful function. Some think that grief may be adaptive mechanisms for both social animals and humans. The pain may motivate parents a ...

(2 pages) 110 2 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Discuss the tone and theme of "A Small, Good Thing"

, good thing in a time like this." (Carver) The baker tries to comfort the parents in their time of grief. In one sense, he feels the same pain of isolation as they do. He is cut off from the outside ...

(1 pages) 54 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Write an essay on the following topic: Saying Goodbye

proved when my eyes embarked upon the words printed on that white sheet- 'negative', confirming the loss of a much-awaited life. My heart sank; there was no one to share my irretrievable loss. Feeling ... rls in my path but I was so ignorant and so self-centered to obey them.Realizing the gravity of the loss, I clutched the reports in my hand and wished shredding them into pieces- as though this will b ...

(2 pages) 36 2 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Title" Willow Weeping:

ping... sobbing... the anguished cries of angst that ripple through the mind, body, and soul of the grief-stricken and anyone within audible range.Tears filling my own eyes, and myself not ready to ex ... empathy. As well as my thanks, for opening my heart to the realization that love has no bounds and grief is just another way of expressing that love, the sorrow of the lost. I sit on the edge of some ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis- Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead

now going to enter this world without a father. This poem glosses over emotions such as sadness and grief, expectation of what the widow should have to do and what the widow never did.The poet is told ...

(2 pages) 19 0 2.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A brief essay about death and selecting a song to represent a Christian view of death.

, watching out for us. We hope that they can be there with us to share our joys, as well as comfort and help us in times of despair. This song expresses all of these beliefs and gives us faith that if ... that perpetually hovers over me. This song gives me more of a reason to live my life with direction and purpose, so that when I die, I might be of some help to future generations.

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Grief and Loss : Understanding the Journey" (Paperback) by Stephen J. Freeman

ocess is one of a companion. The more attached someone is to the dying or deceased person; the more grief that will be experienced. When someone mourns for a person, the role the deceased person playe ... how a person might grieve is essential in end of life care. When a significant loved one dies, the grief will be more intense than that of an acquaintance. In essence, the more involved someone is in ...

(1 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Grief and Loss : Understanding the Journey" (Paperback) by Stephen J. Freeman

ReadingFreeman's chapter concerning the "reaction to loss" demonstrates the varying degrees of the grief reaction. The timetable for grief is one that is unique to the individual. Many seem to move o ... of concentrating on one theme because one will be able to differentiate between normal and abnormal grief reactions. I feel that many people, particularly in American society, do not know what normal ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An event that changed my life

my affection towards them so that never again I will have to regret.As time passes, it with ease my grief and the wound of losing him in my heart will gradually be healed. However, from the bottom of ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Short Story title: To Heal, Learn and Transform

were similar; they were different. Few grieved in silence like me, some had lashed out at others in grief, some lashed out on themselves; while others made angry lashes on their wrist, in hope that th ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A quick analyis of the play "Child's Grave, Hale County, Alabama" by Jim Simmerman

death of hope in their hard world. It was a symbol of the cross that the father had to bear, of his grief over not being able to provide for and save his child. It is also symbolic that there are no w ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

When it hurts to love

iseaseunable to lighten the load of pain they carryLove hurts when you watch someone hurt themselvesand you can't stop them, or reason with themand you let them make their own painful mistakesas you s ... ith outstretched hands to catch themLove hurts when it's your child that is agonyracked by illness, and you can smell deathlove hurts when you know that it will be a rough roadfrom now on, but you tak ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


grieving are common experiences. However, Kenneth Doka presents his readers with different types of grief, one that is even more common than the normal form. In his article, Doka discusses "disenfranc ... nchised grief"�. Along with this, he speaks of certain problems associated with this type of grief. These problems are serious and may in themselves pose more problems to the bereaved.It is onl ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Now, I feel myself the guilty hero of a perfect love story who is doomed to lose. A story of loss whose end is obvious from its beginning… I am struggling inevitably in order to change the ... ement into this story. They add continuity. But whoever reads it, will know that this is a story of loss. Only I don’t want to believe this. And you are in the story and inside the exterior life ...

(1 pages) 435 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Textual Analysis of poetry ("Gone" by Simon Armitage and "Nobodies" by Anna Adams )

th the subject of death, they do so in very different manners. “Gone” deals more with the grief of one particular person while “Nobodies” is a far more general look at death, howev ... t”; which has the suggestion of extinguishing of life and is symbolic of the darkness that his grief is causing. The idea of death is seen in all his word choice, “We move off” has a tr ...

(4 pages) 8 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Home Burial,by Frost- complete text of poem,a summary and short comment (one of my favourite poems)

.Don't carry it to someone else this time.Tell me about it if it's something human.Let me into your grief. I'm not so muchUnlike other folks as your standing thereApart would make me out. Give me my c ... ir way back to lifeAnd living people, and things they understand.But the world's evil. I won't have grief soIf I can change it. Oh, I won't, I won't!"There, you have said it all and you feel better.Yo ...

(5 pages) 5 0 1.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Process Grieving

Process GrievingBackgroundThe experience of grief wears many faces for families whose lives are challenged by change, turmoil, illness, death an ... whose lives are challenged by change, turmoil, illness, death and/or the loss of hopes and dreams. Grief is a process not easily acknowledged in our society, particularly the grief of experiences oth ... is often an integral part of most life changes and experiences. Families who can acknowledge their grief and learn healthy ways to express their pain can then free their emotional energies to focus o ...

(14 pages) 88 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays