Death In Thanatopsis, By William Cullen Bryant, And Dust In The Wind

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Death isn’t what people always want, but death will always happen .While “Don’t Fear the Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult, “Thanatopsis” William Cullen Bryant, and “Dust in the Wind” by Kansas are all about death, they all have a different point.

“Don’t fear the Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult is saying the death will eventually happen whether you like it or not, so why be scared of it. It makes it seem like there can be benefits to death so don’t be scared by saying “We’ll be able to fly (Don’t Fear the Reaper)”

In “Thanatopsis” by William Cullen Bryant it expresses death but it also expresses the greatness of life. It states at the end “to live”. Which means to live life to fullest and don’t let anyone slow you down on what you are doing. But it
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