Comparing Hamlet's Soliloquy And Robert Eberts: The Essential Man

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Life is an experience that mankind has had to face since the beginning of time. In three short articles, we capture different perspectives of what life is to the authors. Life is can be a blessing or a curse some would say. In Hamlet 's Soliloquy, by Hamlet, the texts big issue is; Is it better to live with pain or end your life, because of the unbearable pain. This is a claim many people have conflict with, for which side they may choose. Considering that, "For in that sleep of death what dreams may come true" brings us to a realization that we don 't know what encounters us after death. This is a statement that may scare people. It captures a terror of being all at once alone with oneself, surrounded by the unknown. This should make us push through our hard times for what we know we can get through, other than picking the unknown. Another article was, Robert Eberts: The Essential Man, by Chris Jones. This story was about a man who got cancer, which led to the removal of his jaw. Ebert went through a terrible experience that most people do not have to go through. He states "I don 't remember the last thing I ate" revealing how unprepared he was. An event can happen to any individual without warning. It is how you deal with the event that makes you appreciate and value life. Ever since Robert Ebert…show more content…
In the article, What is a life worth, by Amanda Ripley, a tragedy that took place on 9/11 makes the government establish the amount of money a loss ' life is worth. Money isn 't going to bring back a loved one, but it does seem unconstitutional to others that one others loss is worth more than theirs. Victims families argue about how the amount of money given is not enough for their pain and suffering as "Others can 't help seeing the award as a callous measure of their loved ones value". Money was the only thing the government had to offer but they didn 't do it in the correct way. I don 't believe that a life should have a dollar value, since

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