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“Whose life is it anyway?” is not just a play about a man who has lost the will to live.

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  • Submitted: 11/07/2002
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GCSE Euthanasia

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Class Essay- "Whose life is it anyway?" is not just a play about a man who has lost the will to live.

In the play "Whose life is it anyway?" the man who has lost the will to live is most prominently someone suffering from some form of hindrance. The author Brian Clark puts forward an indefinite idea of uncertainty for the man's future. Throughout the play it continues to make us contemplate on the issues of quality of life, personal choice, authority and relationships. It is for these reasons that the play is more than simply the idea of a man's will of life.

A man who had a substantial quality to perform what he lives for would have the urge to live on. However, if he deteriorated to a quadriplegic like Ken (the main character in the play) yet before, experienced a life with all the passion, freedom, love and creation he wanted then what would the effect have on him? After Ken realises he has no chance to survive without dependency on hospitals for the rest of his life he chooses to be discharged. "I will spend most of life in hospital not able

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