Analysis Of Virginia Woolf's Essay 'Death Of The Moth'

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Virginia Woolf’s essay “Death of the Moth” describes her encounter with a moth as it fights frantically to escape the windowpane before it was claimed by death. The authors first instinct as they watch the moth’s struggling, is to help the poor moth, however as the speaker goes to help the moth, they realize that the moth is in the same impossible struggle, that all living creatures fight against. To try to prevent death from robbing them of their life. By witnessing the moth's death, the author mind wonders to thought of, the circular patterns of life and death that makes all live creatures have something in common. The speaker is conscious of death’s ultimate power that can’t be avoided, but concludes that the ever chance of death serves
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