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It is this aspect of progress within modern society that negatively affects Ivan Ilych, Leo Tolstoy’s main character in The Death of Ivan Ilych....

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His religious philosophy leads to understanding his novel, "The Death of Ivan Ilych"
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It is not until Ivan is on his death bed in his final moments that he realizes what will become the major theme of the story: that the we forge are more important in life than who we are or what we own.

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“Ivan Ilych saw that he was dying, and he was in continual despair. In the depth of his heart he knew he was dying, but not only was he not accustomed to the thought, he simply did not and could not grasp it. The syllogism he had learnt from Kiesewetter’s Logic: “Caius is a man, men are mortal, therefore Caius is mortal,” had always seemed to him correct as applied to Caius, but certainly not as applied to himself. That Caius — man in the abstract — was mortal, was perfectly correct, but he was not Caius, not an abstract man, but a creature quite, quite separate from all others.”

 

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Read Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Confession by Leo Tolstoy. In the last two days of his own life, Peter Carson completed these new translations of
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We never suspect that we will become ill and die, and we very rarely agonize over weather our life is what it should be until its too late, as demonstrated in Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilych." Throughout Tolstoy's life he was religious and enjoyed life, but then as he reached the height of his fame and fourteen he began to question everything he had once believed in.

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