Analysis Of Leo Tolstoy's The Death Of Ivan Ilyich

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Ivan Ilyich Death essay
In the Novel of Leo Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich, There is a man named Ivan who has died recently and two of his friends find out via newspaper. Before he died, the protagonist Ivan Ilyich was a simple person with no unique qualities. He is friendly and is friends with everyone he meets. The main problem he has is his fear of death and how he thinks that no one in his family cares and that they just ignore the fact that he is dying. He was also trying to become a well-known person in the community. But throughout the course of the novel and with the help of his son and his servant, his perspective on life changes. It then switches to show some of his childhood life and his late life. His perspective towards death changes a lot throughout the novel. It goes from him being sad and panicking because he is scared, to him realizing that he lived a good life and that his child and Servant Gerasim love him. Unlike his other family members who ignore the fact that he is dying, which makes him sad. He is also sad that all his hard work will be lost because of his death which was a main cause for his panicking.
It talks little bit about his early life in which he had a normal childhood.
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Only his servant Gerasim and Son love him. His servant has the task of helping him out with his fear and pain until he dies. He also does this because he is a loyal servant who loves his master. Gerasim also begins to spend entire nights with him to keep him comfortable. Before he died he realized that he now didn’t feel anything and that this was it, and that he couldn’t avoid death. Ivan suffered for 3 days. On the third day, two hours before his death. His schoolboy son had crept softly in and gone up to the bed. Ivan who was still screaming desperately felt his hand fall on the boy's head, and felt that he caught it and started to cry. Just then he felt love again from his
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