Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy Setting & Symbolism

Sheryl Sandberg
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Resilience

The practice and value of developing resilience is the book's central narrative and thematic focus. The author defines resilience as "the strength and speed of our response to adversity" (10), exploring in each chapter of the book both methods and results for building resilience-based strength and resilience-shaped speed in relation to trauma and difficulty, both short-term and sustained.

Mexico

Mexico is the setting for the book's catalytic, or triggering, event - the sudden death of the author's husband.

Facebook

The author is employed by the company that operates Facebook. She uses its reactions to various aspects of her situation, including both her initial trauma and her struggles to rebuild her life, as examples of how workplaces, governments, and society in general might more effectively and healthily respond to experiences of trauma.

The Three P's

The Three P's is the shorthand term used by the author to summarize a...

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