Tagged: death

The Death of Thomas Chatterton by Keits, Shelley, Coleridge and Wordsworth 0

The Death of Thomas Chatterton by Keits, Shelley, Coleridge and Wordsworth

This painting shows the dead body of Thomas Chatterton, an 18th century poet who killed himself by taking arsenic rather than live in poverty. I suspect that if you weren’t familiar with this picture...

THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYICH AND OTHER STORIES By Leo Tolstoy 0

THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYICH AND OTHER STORIES By Leo Tolstoy

  What is the general condition of the people: the children are half- starving and degenerate; the houses are full of vermin; an everlasting dull round of labour, of submission, and of sadness. On...