A Severe Mercy - The Way of Grief Summary & Analysis

Sheldon Vanauken
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The Way of Grief Summary and Analysis

Van renews his vow to do all and be all for Davy, including entering into and gleaning everything from the experience of remembering and mourning her that he can. He writes letters to everyone who has been praying, closing each with the words, "all shall be most well," and meets with the group of Christian students, who share his joyful assurance that Davy still is. He even writes letters to Davy, hoping she reads them over his shoulder.

He dreams about her, too. In going through her things, to distribute them to friends according to her request, he finds a letter she wrote but never sent to Lewis. He sends the letter along with one of his own, that Lewis might read it after all. Lewis' reply offers that a death during happy and in...

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