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Tolstoys claim is this once one comes to a clear

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Unformatted text preview: the bush, and so reaches out for them with his tongue and licks the leaves. Just so I hold on to the branch of life, knowing that the dragon of death is waiting inevitably for me, ready to tear me to pieces, and I cannot understand why I have fallen on such suffering. And I try to lick that honey which used to give me pleasure; but now it no longer gives me joy[…]. (9) Here, the traveler represents Tolstoy himself, or more generally, anyone whose reflection on the meaning of life leads them to be disturbed by ____________________________________________ ______________________________________________________. The infuriated beast represents the obstacles, problems, and sufferings of life. The waterless well, along with the branch and twig, represent te...
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