Death Essay Topics

Death and its effects

There is a certain sequence to life. We are born, we die and the part in the middle is called life. Everyone must die and every religion in the world seems to have a belief about what happens after death. We can die at any age be it by accident, illness, disease or old age…. View Article

Death and What Next?

A living human can only be one hundred percent sure of one thing, that is that there is life on Earth. Although there is believed to be an afterlife some people may think that the idea of an afterlife has been made up to make people feel easier about death. In a way I believe… View Article

Ozymandias and Death the Leveller

“Death is a leveller”, this statement implies that death makes everyone equal or ‘level’. In the poems, “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley and “Death the Leveller” by James Shirley, they each portray this in similar ways. Each refer to this statement by using the notion of a powerful figure, who would seem to be ‘invincible’,… View Article

Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller clearly adopted the approach of a classical Greek tragedy by asserting that Willy Loman is ‘as appropriate as a subject for tragedy as Kings are’. Miller portrays Willy as a hardworking man struggling to reach the intangible American dream by challenging Aristotelian convention and by using time as a structural motif to successfully… View Article

The Nancy Cruzan Case

The Nancy Cruzan case (Cruzan, represented by her parents and co-guardians represented by her parents and co-guardians v. Director, Missouri Department of Health 110S.CT. 2841110S.CT. 2841) was heard on June 25, 1990 at the United States Supreme Court (497 U.S. 261).  The petitioner, Nancy Beth Cruzan was a patient that suffered serious injuries from a… View Article

Socio-Political Evidences Of His Controversial Death

United States President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Friday November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas, at 12:30 PM Central time. He was on a campaign and support trip through Texas in anticipation of the upcoming 1964 presidential election. Kennedy was fatally wounded by multiple gunshots while riding in an open-top automobile. Texas Governor John… View Article


Death, to many who believe in reincarnation is passing into another life. The quality of this life could be well dependent on the, “karma” or the deeds that one has carried out in previous birth. Death thus need not be the end of life but just a new beginning. Reincarnation is generally thought to be… View Article

Waiting for Death in `A Rose for Emily` and `Old Ladies Home’

William Faulkner wrote, “A Rose for Emily” at a time when society was undergoing change. The South had lost the Civil War and the southern people were finding it hard to let go of the past. Emily is the symbolic representation of this resistance to change. She becomes numb emotionally simply carrying out the routine… View Article

Death, Dying, and Bereavement

In our busy lives, filled with work and family, we learn to take many things for granted. One of these is that nothing will change, not our friends, families and jobs. However, every now and then, something happens to shake us out of our denial and into stark awareness that things can happen very suddenly…. View Article

Two Historic Personalities

A positive personality: Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher was the only female British Prime-Minister, a politician by avocation, who dedicated her career to democratization, improving public welfare and opening new opportunities to her fellow nationals. She was known as The Iron Lady, whose devotion, firmness and consistency made her one of the most successful political leaders and… View Article

View on Death

Victor Cicirelli filled in the research gap between the areas of gerontology, thanatology, and psychology by conducting a research on the older persons view on death and dying. He published the results of his research in the books titled Older Adults’ Views on Death for the readers to be enlightened and to understand how older… View Article

Euthanasia Case

Let’s start off by defining the word euthanasia so that this paper is clear and then we can get in to why it can be passive or active. Euthanasia is the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma ( Euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide… View Article

Primary Notes For Girlfriend in a Coma

Theme Statement Rediscovering one self to give hope for the future. At some point in your life there will be sense of loneliness, to overcome this, you ought to find a significant meaning in life. Richard Richard a loyal, smart, boyfriend to Karen who is in a coma for the past 17 years. He has… View Article

Contagion Movie

In the movie called “Contagion”, a strange virus is affecting the U.S. population. There have been cases of death among scientists who try to discover the origin of the acute disease that is spreading rapidly through population. Within their studies it is believed that the cause was an attack rate. The virus possible spread from… View Article

The Many Themes of Death

Why do so many people fear death? Is it because of its finality? Or is it because they fear the unknown? Death has been a major theme throughout literary history. Many authors have probed death and no two can agree on precisely how death should be discussed and wrote about. Death can be funny, tragic,… View Article