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"The Death of Ivan Ilyich"
A review of Tolstoy's story "The Death of Ivan Ilyich".
# 127736 | 500 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Russian)

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A review of "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" by Leo Tolstoy.

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"Tolstoy's short story "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" is a powerful existential account of one man's fear of death. In the exposition of the story, the narrator describes Ivan Ilyich's life as most simple and most ordinary and therefore, most terrible. Like the commoners around him, Ivan spent his life seeking to climb the social ladder, which was ultimately a futile use of his life's energy. The very accident which brought about his death took place in an upholsterer's shop where Ivan was..."

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