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Grief involves intense sorrow that may be attributed to someone’s death or other situations that may include heartbreaks from a relationship. This may lead to depression, sadness, and suffering negatively impacting an individual’s health (Kubler-Ross, 1969). An example may involve a husband grieving the death of his wife. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross defined the stages involved in the grief process which include denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and […]
The poem ‘Long Distance II’ tackles the issue of bereavement and the emotions that are connected. In this poem, the speaker seems to be able to cope with the death of his mother and believes in a matter-of-factly fashion that “life ends with death”, however we learn that in reality he still feels grief and “calls the disconnected number” for his mother and father who […]