Theme of Life After Death in the Management of Grief, the Story of an Hour, and the Jewlery

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Life After the Death of a Loved-One Death, although it is a part of life, can be very hard on those whom were close to the deceased person. Life provides one with the abundance of love, happiness, and freedom, but death can take all of that away in an instant. It is especially hard on close loved ones because, sometimes, there is an irreconcilable amount of grief. With the loved one gone, life takes on some drastic changes, and requires the to survivor start new routines without the support and companionship of the beloved. “The Story of an Hour,” “The Management of Grief,” and “The Jewelry” deal with the theme of life after the death of a loved-one. In “the Story of an Hour,” a woman learns of the alleged death …show more content…
The story says:
For the first time in his life he went to the theater without feeling bored by the performance; and he passed the night in revelry and debauch. Six months after, he married again. His second wife was the most upright of spouses, but had a terrible temper. She made his life very miserable (Maupassant 92).
The man finally was able to live without his wife. After six months, however, he had to live with another wife, this time with a terrible temper. As the story says, she made his life miserable. This is much different than the other stories because, instead of gaining freedom and a new life to start, he was left with a different, depressing wife.
Death, although it is a part of life, can be very hard on those whom were close to the deceased person. Life provides one with the abundance of love, happiness, and freedom, but death can take all of that away in an instant. It is especially hard on close loved ones because, sometimes, there is an irreconcilable amount of grief. With the loved one gone, life takes on some drastic changes, and requires the to survivor start new routines without the support and companionship of the

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