How We Die, Reflections on Life's Final Chapter - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Sherwin B. Nuland
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Epilogue Summary

There is dignity to be had in life just as it is to be had in death. Dr. Nuland reiterates that life is finite. The quantity can, and will, be adjusted by circumstance; however, recognition of the inevitable ending may encourage an increase in the quality of life. If there is any dignity to be found in death, it will not be discovered on the last day. Events of one's life will be summarized into the memories of those left behind. It is in the memories of the living that true dignity can be realized. How do you want to be remembered? Accept that life is finite. Acknowledge that living comes with a price and that price is death.

Epilogue Analysis

Dr. Nuland encourages the reader to take control of his life. Using the knowledge, advice, and wisdom imparted in the pages in...

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