The Death Of The Moth By Virginia Woolf

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In her essay “The Death of the Moth,” Virginia Woolf illustrates the abrupt life of a moth matching with the appropriate complexion of life and death. She starts the essay out by showing how deplorable life is and ends the essay saying how powerful life is. With this being said, it leaves the reader in confusion, thinking if they should take the path of throwing life away or keeping life safe to their hearts. In this composition, Woolf invests the moth in a role that represents her life. She simply builds a comparison between life as a whole and the life of a moth. Woolf uses a theme of mysterious death to compare the life of a moth to the life of nature. She wanted the reader to be interested and awakened with her essay and to do so, she created
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