Related Topics

Necessary Losses Themes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Necessary Losses.
This section contains 878 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Necessary Losses Study Guide

Judith Viorst drives home her point through the entire book that life consists of a series of losses. Without them, there would be no gains. If we did not lose the symbiosis with our parents as children, we would not gain the sense of curiosity and wonder to step outside the world of our mothers. If we did not lose the bond with our children that allows us to protect them at every moment, we would not be able to establish a healthy relationship with them as adults. If we did not lose the romantic expectations we bring into marriage, marriage could not exist, since idealistic goals and dreams hit the wall of reality at some point. Our spouses are no more perfect than we are, and we all bring childhood needs and desires to our marriages. Some of the more subtle...

(read more from the Themes section)

This section contains 878 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Necessary Losses Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Necessary Losses from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.