Laze Gaze Essay

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INSTITUTO DE ENSEÑANZA SUPERIOR ARTURO CAPDEVILA-PROFESORADO DE LEGUA EXTRANJERA >INGLES<-LITERATURE IITEACHER'S NAME:STUDENT'S NAME.COURSE:DATE:THE LAST GAZEIn the William Shakespeare's sonnets XVIII, which was published in 1609 being probably the most famous and widely read, the eleven line "… Nor shall death brag thou wander'st in his shade…" catches my attention creating remembrances in my mind. Shakespeare's eleven line reminds me to my childhood and the days which are spending with my grandmother. The phrase "…Nor shall death brag thou wander'st in his shade…" puts myself to think about the most painful memory and how I could face it with a great effort which is my grandmother's death. I do not want to give her name and her age, I only want to talk about how I have felt with her death and how I remember her. A few time ago, I could not talk about it because I could not control my tears when I speak about her, the sadness invades my heart causing a pitiful loud cry. Nowadays, I could write and think about her with a wistful smile, I could remember her feeling that her absence is not killing me slowly, however she lives in my heart and she also loves me from wherever she is.One of the most painful memories of my life is my grandmother's death. Reading the eleven line of Sonnet XVIII, the first image which comes to my mind is the tragic day in which I lose my grandmother which dates on December 20th, 2004. That day, my grandma and I have been alone at home and she wakes up early with a serious respiratory ailment getting worse every minute. At twelve o'clock, after taking a bath, my grandma lies in her bed and she also begins to have a high fever obliging me to call my aunts and uncles and tell them what has been happening with my grandma. It is important to say that I was only eleven years old and I do not know what I must to do with her. My aunts and uncles arrive really quickly at home with a doctor who just says that my grandmother needs to be taken to a hospital. Before the doctor finishes talking, my grandmother smiles to...

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