Ursula Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” suggests that happiness does have a price, and what matters is what we do upon knowing the price.
‘Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal’ by Jeanette Winterson offers that trusting others to love you begins with appreciating and forgiving oneself.
‘The Catcher in the Rye’ suggests that maturity involves understanding one has to do things, especially his duty, even if he doesn’t want to do them.
For Kalanithi, relationships are the foundation of meaning.
He gives us a range of her emotions, hence revealing her personality and spirit