The Superficial World of Ivan Illych
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This paper provides an argument that Leo Tolstoy does not seem to hate the world of Ivan Illych, though he does look upon its superficial values as a tragic waste of life.
From the Paper:"In "The Death of Ivan Illych", Leo Tolstoy provides an account of the death of the titular character, one whose life has been empty and unfulfilled. Ivan's life has been empty and unhappy because he has always followed conventions. Living a life of materialism and social climbing, Ivan never experienced life on a deep level. Though Tolstoy demonstrates his contempt and disdain for the materialistic and shallow culture in which Ivan dies but never fully lives, he seems to view it as..."
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