No article there. It is because "life" refers to life in general.
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Is life with or without the definite article when: "He is thinking about (the) life". And why?
It could work if it went on to say about the life of xxx, which would make it specific
It could work if it went on to say something like "She was thinking about the life she would have had if she had moved to Australia". As with Tdol's example, that refers to a specific life.
Last edited by Tdol; 03-Sep-2014 at 10:53. Reason: went to say ->went on to say
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