The Death if Ivan Ilyich/Ikiru (Movie)Compare-Contrast Essay


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write an essay of that compares Leo Tolstoy’s novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Akira Kurosawa’s film Ikiru. As with any essay, you must have a clear, strong thesis that is both debatable and conceptually rich. Please refer often to the handout I gave you about thesis construction as you come up with an idea and a claim.


Explain how these two texts (we will treat Ikiru as a text, which after all it is: it is a film-text) explore the same concept, and what they have to say about that concept. Since Ikiru is inspired by The Death of Ivan Ilyich