What are some moments characters showed grief in Trouble?

One moment where characters showed grief was when Henry has to come to terms with his brother's comatose state. After Franklin dies, Henry becomes determined to climb Katahdin. Thus, his grief is transformative and teaches him important lessons about the inevitability of "trouble."

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One of the most obvious places where a character shows grief in Trouble is when Henry is forced to come to terms with the fact that his older brother, Franklin, has been put in a medically-induced coma as the result of having been struck by a car. When questioned on how his brother’s situation is affecting him, Henry thinks to himself,

I mean, I’ve just got a brother lying in a coma in the hospital with intermediate brain activity—whatever that means—and missing most of his left arm. I should be fine, right?

He goes on to criticize (in his mind) the people who have asked him if it is a “shame” that his brother is in the hospital. However, Henry is able to use the grief he feels over the eventual death of his brother to finally make the attempt to ascend Katahdin, something Franklin had always intended to do with him. Thus, Henry’s grief is transformative, and teaches him that “trouble” often cannot be avoided.

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