Toltoy, Leo Tolstoy, Gerasim, The Death of Ivan Ilych, David Urban, Compassion
In this article on Gerasim, from Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich, David Urban examines this character's example of compassion in the face of his master's terminal illness. Urban suggests that all humans would do well to follow Gerasim's example, especially in light of everyone's mortality.
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Urban, David V.
"Gerasim's Compassion in Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich,"
Resuscitating Paideia: Reading Literature for Wisdom: Vol. 1
, Article 5.
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