Which sentence in this excerpt from Leo Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich shows the human tendency to contemplate one’s past life?? Ivan Ilyich couldn’t recall the days he spent as a child. Ivan Ilyich could recall pleasant days only in his childhood. Ivan Ilyich is thinking of someone’s pleasant childhood. Ivan Ilyich had a pleasant adult life but an unremarkable childhood.
The best answer to the question above would be the second statement. The sentence that shows Ivan Iyich's human tendency to contemplate one's past life would be when Ivan Ilyich could only remember the pleasant days in his memories of his childhood.