When we lose someone we love very much we experience...
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...not hold on to the past forever and you should focus on the now and the future. Anse did this comically but nevertheless did move on and looked to the now and focused on his future.
In conclusion Faulkner teaches us that it is better to let go then to hold on to the memory of a loved one for so long. It is better to let go of someone than to obsess about the meaning of death like Vardaman or have a break from reality like Darl. Ironically, Anse seems to be the only one who is able to fully let go of Addie and, as a result, is the only one who by the end makes a better life for himself. He doesn’t say to move on instantly but move on as soon as possible waiting too long could cause you more pain than you already have mourning over your loved ones. A death can be good because it can open new doors and new opportunities for a person and help shape them in their future.
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