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WU 1Zequan (Steven) WuFaruk SerefANTH.1105December 18, 2019DeathWhat is the meaning of death and life? Most people would say when life ends it is death.However, death could mean something else to some others. There are two books: "Live and DieLike a Man" by Farha Ghannam and "The Land of the Open Grave" by Jason De Leon. FarhaGhannam thinks the death is the social phenomenon, and Jason De Leon believes the death is apolitical phenomenon. Both authors talk about the concept of the dead. However, they have adifferent opinion about death.First of all, Farha Ghannam's opinion of the dead is that she thinks death is a socialphenomenon that happens to everybody. When people enter old age, his or her body will becomeweeker then he or she was young. An aged person will more easily have disease than youngpeople; that disease will affect his or her organs' function in the body and make that person leavethe world. In the book "Live and Die live a Man," the author mentions Karim suddenly fells ill inSaudi Arabia during work. After they send him to the hospital, he dies in the hospital. His body is