Wit & Palliative Care
A 10 page reaction paper to the play/movie Wit by Margaret Edson (1999). The writer discusses the themes of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play and relates its subject matter, which concerns death, dying and a terminally ill cancer patient, to the logistics of palliative care. The writer also offers considerable discussion of personal reactions to this movie, along with suggestions on how nursing students might use these observations as a guide to discussing their own reactions to this narrative. Bibliography lists 10 sources.