F. Conclusion

A Wedding Invitation and Love Letter both follow the five stages of grief but in a different order. As a whole, Love Letter emphasizes the denial stage, versus A Wedding Invitation, which focuses on the anger stage in grief. The analyzed scenes show just one or two transitions in the stages of grief, among several transitions that take place in each movie. Ultimately, in both films the respective protagonists accept the loss of a loved one and stop grieving. These movies are significant, because they show different ways of dealing with grief that viewers could relate to their own lives. There is more than one way to deal with grief and it is up to oneself to find the best way to deal with it.

 

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