Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - Chapters 43 - 45 Summary & Analysis

Lori Gottlieb
This Study Guide consists of approximately 102 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.
This section contains 1,195 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Maybe You Should Talk to Someone Study Guide

Summary

In Chapter 43, Julie discusses with Lori uncomfortable comments people make to her that are meant be comforting, but really just made her feel worse. She discusses how people generally avoid talking to her about dying and the truth of her situation. She would choose awkward over ignored any day. She jokes about writing a book about what to say to a dying person: “A Guide for the Well-Meaning but Clueless” (309). She wants them to remember, “I’m still me” (310). Julie also discusses how vivid her world has become. Tastes, smell, sounds, and experiences are all filled with a new intensity. She has not expected to find pleasure in her grief. Even as cancer invades her body, she still checks Twitter. She likes Twitter. She still watches Game of Thrones. She is still her. Lori helps Julie write her obituary. Julie decided she wanted...

(read more from the Chapters 43 - 45 Summary)

This section contains 1,195 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Maybe You Should Talk to Someone Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.