Story, tale, soul, immortality, resurrection, transformation, a life after death.
Description of this motif: Myths and stories about the immortality of the soul and its rising or transforming into an existence after death.
" (...) I don't believe what the ministers tell us about life beyond the grave; that's a beautiful imagination, a fairy tale for children, and pleasant enough if you can make yourself believe it. I do not live in imagination; I live in reality. Come along! Be a man!"
Comment on this quote: The friend, Angelo, speaks to the young, despaired artist.