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grieve for someone or something

to mourn for someone or something. Don't grieve for me. I'm okay. She grieved for her lost chances.
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grieve over someone or something

to lament and pine for someone or something. Now, don't grieve over a lost cat. There is no reason to continue grieving over him.
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What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.

Prov. You cannot be upset by something you do not know about. When Robbie cracked his mother's favorite vase, he simply turned the cracked side toward the wall. "What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over," he thought.
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what the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over

if you're unaware of an unpleasant fact or situation you can't be troubled by it. proverb
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13) McCabe's model, like that of Gaines, posits an "(1) integration of trauma relating to death and irrevocable loss; and, instead of severance or relinquishment, (2) reconstitution of the dead person and the world shared and co-constructed between the griever and the deceased" (146).
This article aims to demonstrate that the dark vision of the future of human rights in China portrayed in Griever arises in part from the cultural clash of two different trickster mythologies.
According to Martin and Doka (2000), intuitive grievers experience grief at an affective level, as waves of emotion; they work through grief by expressing emotionally painful feelings (e.
14) See Griever, Lee, and Warnock (2001) and Warnock and Cleaver (2002).
Timothy Fox's essay on Gerald Vizenor's novel Griever looks at another figure of resistance to conformity and oppression.
The griever has an opportunity to express herself and, if there is consciousness after death, the departed will know that he is missed.
The risk-adjusted market return captures the performance of the country's stock market and hence its investment opportunities (Ahearne, Griever, & Warnock, 2004).
See, for example, his equally theoretical but more accessible Chancers (2000); Hotline Healers (1991); Landfill Meditation (1991); Bearheart (1990); Dead Voices (1990); Griever (1987); and Earthdivers (1981).
However, melancholy is a component of mourning--a melancholic disorder forming whence the griever is unable to progress from a melancholic state into one of natural mourning and, eventually, to relief.
Earlier this month, Jaclyn talked about her transition from griever to leader in Courageous Kids for her "personal journey" project in McCarty's class.
There may not be obvious expressions of sadness and tears in front of others, but do not assume that the griever is not experiencing pain.
If the aims of the elegy are both to "preserve" the one who has died, allowing her in some way--here, through her "relics"--to live on, and also to release the griever from the burden of grief, allowing her to continue her own life, then Katz suggests even in this moment of affirmation that success defined along these lines is impossible.
William Griever, Gary Lee, and Francis Warnock, "The U.
In Griever: An American Monkey King in China (1987) Gerald Vizenor, Native postmodern, contributes Griever de Hocus, mixed blood Chippewa-Ojibway trickster set down in a puritanic and statist People's Republic of China.