- You watched videos that gave you an insight to who the author, Leo Tolstoy was. Discuss how his own life may have been intertwined with the characters in this story?
- What might Ivan’s final hours been like had he had Palliative Care during his final months and hours?
- Do you think that Tolstoy’s life was reflective of Ivan’s life?
- How does the death experience in this story relate to real life death experiences that you have had or may anticipate having in the future.
https://youtu.be/nd5Y2xj71f0 Death, Duck and the Tulip (6 minutes)
https://youtu.be/SGQu6lu41dI Tolstoy Biography narrated by his daughter (30 minutes)
https://youtu.be/al4bfFDnAkA Tolstoy’s Ivan Ilyich died So That We Can Live (7 minutes)
https://youtu.be/lYbdF2g9r9I The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy (14 minutes)