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... close to Tadzio became his only desire. The power of lust he possessed for Tadzio is so powerful that he is willing to stay in Venice putting his own life in jeopardy. From here on, you can get a moral sense that the lust he possessed for Tadzio will lead to his own death bed. In the long run on the novel, it certainly did. As their eyes finally met, Aschenbach heads sinks down upon his chest, but in his mind, he thought he smiled and beckon. It wasn’t until after several minutes before anyone rush to his aid, they then carried him to his room and later that same day they announced to the world of his death. So in conclusion, to answer my question Lust can indeed lead to your death bed. Take Ashchenbach for example, his lust for Tadzio was so powerful that it sent him to his death bed.
Mann, Thomas. (2004). Death in Venice. New York: HarperCollins.
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