Loneliness After Her Father's Life

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According to Daily mail UK, “Based on an analysis of more than 300,000 people, suggest social isolation is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day or being an alcoholic.” Feeling sad and not wanting to interact with outside world is what I would define lonely as. The Recent death of a close relative can also trigger loneliness. This essay seeks to prove that Catherine is feeling lonely after her father’s death. Even though, Catherine is sleeping all day, shutting down from the outside world and is negating to move on, she’s in denial that she’s lonely after her father’s death.
Although Claire tells Catherine that she’s lonely, Catherine still won’t accept the truth. “You slept all week. I had to…Catherine, you weren’t speaking!” (77-78).This quote proves that she’s shutting down from the outside world. The death of her close friend, her dad pushes her towards desolation. Since she spent years taking care of her
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“I was here. I lived with him alone…needs to take care of him” (44). In quotes supports my essay as she’s saying that she devoted her life is taking care of her father. She chose her father’s health over her college graduation. Now that he’s gone, she does not want to do anything. Here she also believes that she was the only one who took care of her father. She’s mad at Claire for not being there proving that she was only close to her father, now that he’s gone she’s lonely and does not want to move on.
Although, Catherine is struggling to deal with her father’s death she is still not trying to accept the truth her being lonely. She sleeps all day, completely shutting down from the world as sleeping helps not to think too much about herself and the world. She’s also having a hard time dealing with this struggles as she was the only one who took care of her father while her sister was away. Which concludes that her father’s death is pushing her towards a corner of

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