Written and performed by Chance the Rapper, Saba, Lido, Peter Cottontale, Nate Fox & Donnie Trumpet for The Social Experiment Directed by Austin Vesely (http... Chicago artist Chance the Rapper echoes a sense of loss and grief in "Angels." His loss impacts how he views his sense of place and direction, as we see in Salinger's character, Holden, in "The Catcher in the Rye."
Oil on canvas 81 1/2 x 46 1/4 in. (207 x 117.5 cm) none Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro, 1987.318 Completed between 1936 and 1937, Dali demonstrates how conflict can be a weight like it was for Jimmy Cross in "The Things They Carried." Cross' absence of love and connection with Martha, mirrored the disconnect and loss he experienced in the Vietnam War. The hole in Dali's figure mirrors a similar loss.
The Facebook executive lost her husband in 2015. She says, "Rather than offer to do something, it's often better to do anything. Just do something specific." Her new book is called Option B. This reminds us that in order to process grief, like Salinger's Holden and Tim O'Brien's characters, especially the narrator in "The Things They Carried," stories are meant to be carried and shared. It is through our experiences that one can learn and grow; to grieve and heal.
Larry Treadwell's wife died suddenly five years ago. He tells recently widowed K.T. Nicolaides that "it never hurts less; it just hurts less often." This connects to the them of Authenticity of Place in Conflict and "The Catcher in the Rye." Holden isn't sure how to navigate his life when experiencing the grief of losing his brother, Allie and his place in his social circle (Pencey Prep).