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special ocassion weddings and funeral and many more special ocassion play a big role in literature today

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Such scenes have always been a focus in literature. Consider Shakespeare's plays -- both the comedies and the tragedies. Julius Caesar includes a funeral; Twelfth Night ends in marriage. In fact, "death or marriage" is one of the more common ways of classifying a piece's plot; they tended, for many years, to go in one direction or the other. The reason? Marriage is about life, and funerals are about death. These are two of the pivotal experiences of humankind (if we translate "marriage" to mean both "love" and "procreation").

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Of course they do.  Anything that is regularly part of life that people deal with daily will show up in literature.  It is how people deal with pain, loss, grief, greed, family relationships, joy, and happiness.  Fortunately, some actually write down their feelings as a way of expressing the emotions which can sometimes be overwhelming.  Otherwise, we wouldn't have excellent examples of literature for the rest of us (who maybe don't use the pen as a way to comfort ourselves through tough or jubilant times) to use as a weapon or a crutch.  Those who write it down gain relief and healing  through the writing, and those of us who don't write are able to gain the relief and healing we need through reading what others have written.

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