Summerlost Themes & Motifs

Condie, Ally
This Study Guide consists of approximately 57 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Summerlost.
This section contains 2,706 words
(approx. 7 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Summerlost Study Guide

Dealing with Grief

The loss of a loved one is difficult under any circumstances. When a tragic accident takes the life of more than one loved one, the grief is even more devastating. Each person left behind handles the overwhelming grief in their own way by summoning coping mechanisms.

Cedar's father and younger brother were killed when a drunk driver crashed into their car. Cedar is comforted by the fact that members of her family share her memories of her father. Thus, sharing becomes one way they cope with their grief. Each member of the family is able to understand that about the others without having to specifically discuss their grief. Cedar likes to remember things about Ben, and tends to focus on the positive memories. She recalls that Ben loved rainbow sherbet, and that he always ate a specific color first. One day, Cedar sees rainbow...

(read more)

This section contains 2,706 words
(approx. 7 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Summerlost Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Summerlost from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.