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Death can be described as the lack of existence state of being dead Most of the time death is usually considered to be a problem for many of old age It is also a part of life that is hard for people grasp because they lose loved ones However death also takes part in a time of war when two parties of an opposing team are at odds with one another Innocent living creatures become victims of something that they have no control over Most of the time war results in a massacre of one group or another until one team is defeated Either way death is something that cannot be fixed or controlled In The Battle of the Ants written by Henry Thoreau and in The Geese written by EB White death is a problem in both stories In The Geese and The Battle of the Ants both stories are keen observers in nature while one tends to focus on old age death and the other tends to focus on death of a war In The Geese and The Battle of the Ants there are several similarities One similarity that can be seen in both of these essays is that animals represent human behavior In The Geese the old goose represents the old age of the narrator in the story Since the narrator is old he does not feel sympathy or compassion for the younger goose because his life is just starting The young goose and narrator take on two different lives in which there is no activities or ideas in life that are the same Also in The Battle of the Ants the ants represent a war between two races 1746 These fighting ants are being compared to humans because the main purpose is to kill The more you think of it the less difference 1747 Even after both ants were withdrawn from the war on the wood chips they both
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