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Everymans suffering

The Stages of Grief

Sprinkles Scrubs Everyman 113-114
The quote on line states, " Full unready I am such reckoning to give. I know thee not. What messenger art thou." This shows Everyman's reluctance to accept that he has meet death.


We can see this from the DENIAL is a refusal to point when she first heard accept facts, about the death of her pet information, reality, etc., fish from her mum. She refused to accept the fact relating to the situation that her fish is dead. She concerned. It's a defense insisted that the fish was just sleeping. These are mechanism and possible signs of denial over death. perfectly natural.

ANGER can manifest in different ways. People dealing with emotional upset can be angry with themselves, and/or with others, especially those close to them.


When the girl realizes that her goldfish is dead, she expresses her anger by crying and ranting at literally nothing.

On line 171, Everyman

becomes infuriated when he calls Death names as all angry do, when they express their discontent. He calls Death a "wretched caitliff".

Traditionally the After flushing the the fish into the toilet BARGAINING stage can bow, she is often seen involve attempting to laying on the couch bargain with whatever emotionlessly. This is possible sign showing God the person believes that she is slowly accepting the fact. in. People facing less serious trauma can bargain or seek to negotiate a compromise (e.g. "Can we still be friends?..") DEPRESSION is the dress rehearsal or the practice run for the 'aftermath'. It's natural to feel sadness and regret, fear, uncertainty, etc. It shows that the person has at least begun to accept the reality.

On lines 135-137, Everyman bargains by asking Death to give him more time because he will be good. He even tries to pay Death off with " a thousand pound shalt thou have" so he may "defer this matter till another day". (122-123)



The period of time when the girl felt upset over the lost of her pet fish. We can see her grieving over her pet fish as she occasionally stare at the fish tank. These are possible signs of depression.

On line 172, Everyman

describes his sorrows with: "That I might 'scape this endless sorrow? "

ACCEPTANCE contains an After knowing that her be indication that there is fish willshe gone forever, accepts the some emotional truth by telling herself that everything will be detachment and okay. Time will objectivity. People dying hopefully alleviate this poor girl's pain. can enter this stage a long time before the people they leave behind.

On lines 197-199,
Everyman accepts his fate when he says "Methink, alas, that I must be gone To make my reckoning and my debts pay. For I see my time is nigh spent away".