Analysis Of A Valediction : Forbidding Mourning

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A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning is one of those stories that the reader needs to pay close attention to because of how many messages it points out to those who always feel the need to have their relationship out in the open. The writer has a lot of valid points on how to keep a healthy relationship and not to worry about him while he is gone because it simply proves that they have a stronger relationship because they don’t show any pda. From earlier, like it was mentioned with the main messages, it ranges from many different themes and messages. Him not telling her to worry about him, not to show any emotions towards him leaving, and telling his wife that he will be back in no time so there is no need to worry over him while he is…show more content…
“So let us melt and make no noise” (Page 484, line 5), the husband doesn’t want his wife to cry over him because he doesn’t want other people to think that they have a weak relationship. He doesn’t want people to think that they are trying to prove that they have a good relationship by showing emotions while departing for a while. He wants to leave for his trip and not have a huge scene before he goes off for his work. The third and final message is the husband telling his wife that he will be back in no time and he is only going to be gone for a short period of time. When he gives the news he tells her not to worry about the trip and that everything will be okay as soon as he gets back. “The breath goes now, and some say no” (Page 484, line 4), they mention death in the poem and how some things don’t go as plan, especially when it comes to trips like the one the husband is about to go on. The wife is worried that the husband will go on this trip and never return due to something going terribly wrong during the process. A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning is a great story that talks about how to keep a relationship strong without having to show much emotions in public. The messages behind the story are also very strong and have a valid point behind them. From everyone eventually passing away and that is the cycle of life to not showing sadness while saying goodbye to their loved ones because they don’t want to make their relationship look weak. While reading this story,
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