Leo Tolstoy life

  1. 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?
  2. What might Ivan’s final hours been like had he had Palliative Care during his final months and hours?
  3. Do you think that Tolstoy’s life was reflective of Ivan’s life?
  4. 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)