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Flashcards in Sailmaker- Loss Deck (5)
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1

Alec trying to come to terms with his mother death

"My mother was dead. My mother was dead"

2

Davie isn't handling the loss of his wife well. (Repetition)

"Sometimes for whole minutes you can nearly NEARLY forget"

3

Blunt delivery shows Davie isn't handling the loss of his wife well

"Ah've got a bit of bad news for ye son. Yer mammy's dead."

4

Davie coping mechanism is gambling

"(Slightly shamefaced ) Best part ae weeks wages"

5

Alec is upset with his Dad for not moving on

D: 'It's hard son. It's no easy on your own.'

A: 'So you go get bevied. Forget it all.'