The suffering of May in the "Book of Ruth" by Jane Hamilton

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One of the major themes in the Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton is that throughout our lives we all suffer, but its how we deal with the suffering that determines the quality of our lives. Many individuals suffer their entire lives and never come to grips with it until it is too late. While others suffer and deal with that suffering, leading to much more happier lives May is a character in the Book …

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…suffering caused another person's suffering. Which in the end led to May's death. The Book of Ruth had a theme of suffering. This theme is also a universal theme around the world. We all suffer in life. May suffered the lose of a great love, which turned her into a hostile a cruel person. This inevitably made a man fill with rage, and caused poor May's life to come to a lonely and tragic end.