Coping with the mystery of death
- Organizational death. Furnham, Adrian // Dim Sum for Managers;2008, p146
An essay is presented on the need for a ceremony after closing down of an organization to help people come out of the experience of loss. It states that the work is not only a source of income but also a source of identity, of purpose and of structure, and a ceremony can help normalize the...
- In Search of Everything. O'Callahan, Kelsey // Teen Ink;Nov2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p21
An essay about death and the meaning of life is presented.
- Pasadena. Najarian, Peter // Witness;2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p50
Presents an essay in which the author narrates events in his life, particularly his childhood days in Pasadena, California. Shares his experiences about the death of his loved ones; Reminisces the undying love of his mother.
- Sweet Dreams. Pelavin, Molly // Teen Ink;Sep2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p21
An essay is presented on the death of the author's mother.
- Black-on-White Goods: The Spirit of New Orleans. Laborde, Katheryn Krotzer // Xavier Review;Spring/Fall2006, Vol. 26 Issue 1/2, p5
The article relates the authorâ€™s views on her concerns with the dead bodies stored in refrigerators along the streets of New Orleans in Louisiana. The author has found written words scribed in refrigerators, which have been stored with dead bodies, and find solace in their messages of...
- A DEFENCE OF AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE: IN REPLY TO GEORGE DICKIE. Hyman, Lawrence W. // British Journal of Aesthetics;Winter86, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p62
The author comments on the essay "Evaluating Art," by George Dickie which argues that people should give up the term "aesthetic experience" as the generic term for the experience of art since people are not detached from cognitive and moral matters in many of their experiences with art. He...
- The Clearing Heidegger's Lichtung and the Big Scrub. Garbutt, Rob // Cultural Studies Review;Mar2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p27
An essay is presented on being a local resident of Lismore, New South Wales. It offers a history on the author's birthplace, childhood and adolescence in which he claims that family history and personal experiences of the place makes him still a local resident of the place despite his 22 years...
- What Does a Cat Know. Clifton, Dorinda // Gettysburg Review;Autumn2004, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p371
This essay discusses various situations surrounding a cat named Green Olive. How the cat and his owner cohabitate; The day that Green Olive showed up at the back door; Discussion between a daughter and her mother about the daughter's boyfriend; Death of a father; Finding out information about...
- Goodnight, Eileen. Hammond, Jeffrey // Witness;2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p152
Presents an essay in which the author recounts memories about the loss of significant people in one's life. Shares his experiences of attending the wake of his childhood friends in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio; Asserts how dying, though natural, can be some kind of embarrassment.