Clearly both Ginny and Rose lived lives full of grief and misfortune. There mother had died when they were both very young, there father had raped them many times growing up, Ginny had had 5 miscarriages, and Rose had breast cancer. Even though both Ginny and Rose went through many tragedies, there way of dealing with their pain was the opposite. In Ginny's case she either blocked the event from her mind and was in denial,
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to be completely happy and Ginny's denial prevented Ginny from ever knowing who she truly was. By not dealing with their misfortune both Ginny and Rose suffered far more than if they had just dealt with their pain. A Thousand Acres teaches us that life is to short and precious to waste in anger or denial. That we must live life to the fullest, for before we know it we might not have the chance.