The Correlation Between Death And Dying

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Most tend to group together the words “ death” and “ dying”. When they do not necessarily mean the same thing. See death by definition is the end of the life of a person or organism. While dying means you are on the verge of death, but the synonyms are terminally ill and on one’s death bed . These words can be used together to describe a situation, but do not mean the same. In the short essay A Hanging, the prisoner was killed. His cause of death was due to the gallows. He was not terminally ill, nor was he on his death bed. His life was cut short due to the hanging. In A Hanging it is mentioned, “ This man was not dying, he was alive just as we were alive” (Orwell170). Orwell mentions how this man was not dying, how he was perfectly alive
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