A Grief Observed - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary and Analysis

A Grief Remembered is a non-fiction reflection from author and theologian C.S. Lewis on the process of grieving for his wife, who died of cancer after three years of marriage. He keeps a journal throughout the months immediately following and very candidly describes his resulting anger and bewilderment at God, his observations of his impressions of life and his world without her, and his process of moving in and out of stages of grieving and remembering her. He ultimately comes to a revolutionary redefinition of his own characterization of God, and gains the ability to live gratefully for the gift of a true love as long as he was enrolled in that particular education.

Lewis opens his reflection by describing his physical and mental state compared with his expectations or lack thereof. Feeling something like nerves and the symptoms of...

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