Stages of Grief Paper Due Date: May 15, 2016 23:59:59 Max Points: 90 Details: Write a 750-1,000 word paper analyzing Woterstorff`s reflctions in Lament For a Son. In addition, address Kubler-Ross` five stages of grief, as they are expressed throughout Lament for a Son, and respond to the following questions: How does Wolterstorff find joy after his loss? What is the meaning and significance of death in light of the Christian narrative? How does the hope of the resurrection play a role in comforting Wolterstorff? Include three sources including the textbooks, bible and other reliable/academic sources. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Rubrics 20 % Five Stages of Grief The paper does address all of the five stages of grief with detail and provides some examples. The paper shows a deep understanding of the connections between the five stages of grief. 20.0 % How Wolterstorff Find Joy After His Loss The paper shows a deep understanding of how Wolterstorff finds joy after his loss. 15.0 % Meaning and significance of death in the light of the Christian narrative is addressed and shows a deep understanding, including a detailed description and many examples. 15.0 % Explanation of how hope of the resurrection plays a role in comforting Wolterstorff is present, with detail and many examples, and shows a deep understanding. 20.0 % Organization and Effectiveness 7.0 % Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. 8.0 % Argument Logic and Construction Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative. 5.0 % Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use) Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. 10.0 % Format PS. Textbook "Lament for a Son" Read Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff. http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/eerdmans-publishing/1987/lament-for-a-son_ebook_1e.php "The 5 Stages of Loss and Grief" Read "The 5 Stages of Loss and Grief," by Axelrod, located on the PsychCentral website. http://psychcentral.com/lib/the-5-stages-of-loss-and-grief/000617
Lament For a Son Name: Institution: Course: Date: Lament For a Son Introduction In the book Lament for a Son, Nicholas Wolterstorff brings to light some of the most basic feelings that are associated with the grieving process. When one loses a loved regardless of the way they died, there is an emotional turmoil that is associated with the loss. This tends to be embroidered in a process of feelings that develop after the loss (Wolterstorff, 1987). There is a sequence of feelings that start with one feeling very hurt by the fact that, they have lost someone dear to them. The fact that they will never again speak or interact with them and the feelings associated with the memories that they shared and wishes for a continuity of the same; and even the possibility of what future life would be like. The element of uncertainty associated with the loss can also be overwhelming (Bennett, 2009). Stages of Grief According to Kubler Ross, the loss of a loved one is associated with the process of grieve. This means ...