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The Superficial World of Ivan Illych
An argument that Leo Tolstoy does not hate the world of Ivan Illych, in his work "The Death of Ivan Illych".
# 124049 | 500 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Russian)


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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.

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"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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The Superficial World of Ivan Illych (2008, December 01) Retrieved August 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/the-superficial-world-of-ivan-illych-124049/

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"The Superficial World of Ivan Illych" 01 December 2008. Web. 18 August. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/the-superficial-world-of-ivan-illych-124049/>

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