Read the excerpt from “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death.” I know that I shall meet my fate Somewhere among the clouds


Read the excerpt from “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death.”
I know that I shall meet my fate
Somewhere among the clouds above;
Read the excerpt from “Do not go gentle into that good night.”
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Which statement best describes how these two excerpts differ in how they address the topic of death?
Death is an uncertain event in the excerpt from “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death,” while the main idea in the excerpt from “Do not go gentle into that good night” is that death is certain to happen to everyone.
The main idea in the excerpt from “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death” is that death can be avoided if one tries, while the excerpt from “Do not go gentle into that good night” claims that death is a positive experience.
In the excerpt from “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death,” the speaker is frightened of death, while in the excerpt from “Do not go gentle into that good night,” death is described as a natural event that happens at old age.
The excerpt from “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death” reveals an acceptance of death, while the main idea in the excerpt from “Do not go gentle into the good night” is to fight death at all costs.


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