Dealing with Loss Essay
We have all lost someone or little mundane things like keys and we get heartbroken or angry but we must learn to deal with it and let it go as Bishop states, “the art of losing isn't hard to master.” But its easier said than done as losing a key can be replaced but losing someone whom we love can be a nightmare, in Bishop terms a “disaster.” Losing tangible and intangible possession we carry is part of life, but furthermore it is important to realize that coping with such a loss is the part of our existence that is necessary.
In “One Art,” Bishop is rationalizing and adopting to her actual losses. She uses poetry has a medium to self-express and reflect her own personal loss and …show more content…
Bishop was doomed with loses. Poor Bishop was deprived of parental care before she could mature into a woman as her father had died when she was eight months old and her mother had been hospitalize in a public sanatorium when she was five. She shifts from one place(cities/continents) to another and with each shift she loses her connection with those places. She was accustomed to those loses, but tragic fell upon