Essays Tagged: "Anna Karenina"

Tolstoy, and the value he places on characters . Speaks of "Anna Karenina "

nd forty named characters and several other unnamed characters, Tolstoy places his central focus in Anna Karenina on the characters. He uses their actions and behavior to develop the plot and exemplif ... s and adultery as a central theme. However, Tolstoy gives us a much more lifelike representation in Anna Karenina by creating characters, both major and minor, that contribute to the sense of realism. ...

(7 pages) 82 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Physical Vs. Spiritual in The Awakening and Anna Karenina

, like those found in The Awakening, or of a spiritual quality, not unlike those found in the novel Anna Karenina. Both novels are essential accounts of the human existence, wherein characters are emb ... reated this awakening, and drowns herself, freeing her oppressed body.Leo Tolstoy writes his novel, Anna Karenina, with a much different intent in mind than that of Chopin's The Awakening. Tolstoy is ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

How Dysfunctional Marriages Impacted The Lives of the Heroines of "Madame Bovary" and "Anna Karenina".

missing? Could a marriage survive the absence of these extremely important elements? In the novels Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy and Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert, there is a lack of these major fa ... implying in their works what is necessary for a successful marriage. Flaubert's Emma and Tolstoy's Anna try to find true love by going behind their husbands' back, and go straight into extramarital a ...

(6 pages) 73 2 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What is better: watches a film or reads a book?

t is true. For example, there is an author, whose name was Lev Tolstoy, wrote a book, that called " Anna Karenina ", and there is also a film. Tolstoy gave a lot of descriptions sach as: what fellings ...

(1 pages) 38 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

'Ride Frank and Anna: An analysis of Pride and Prejudice, Frankenstein and Anna Karenina

The protagonists in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Mary Shelly's Frankenstein and Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina are each an example of iconoclastic individuals struggling in their society's expectat ... core the central themes and issues of marriage, love and family life in Leo Tolstoy's Russian epic, Anna Karenina. Set in the backdrop of 1860's revolutionary Russia, the novel is an unashamed attack ...

(5 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

"Anna Karenina": Infidelity.

"Anna Karenina", a Russian novel written by Leo Tolstoy, provokes the world of marriage, family, and ... ge of Stepan and Dolly Oblonsky fell apart due to Stepan's Russian high class lifestyle. Alexei and Anna Karenin's ill-fated marriage was based on Anna's desperate love for Vronsky. While Anna betrays ... y was the fact that Stepan got away with it by lying. For instance, Dolly expressed her feelings to Anna Karenina about the affair: "I could even understand if it was a passion...but to deceive me del ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy

In Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina", the characters of Levin and Anna are devoured by their doubts and their inability to ... meaning from their lives. Their means of dealing with this existential doubt differ, however. Where Anna sees her life as a novel, a structured series of events that has form and in which she is in th ... asting of which is the intent of this essay. Tolstoy illustrates, through the destructive nature of Anna's act, and the elation experienced by Levin at his epiphany, the danger of ascribing poetic imp ...

(8 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Anna Kareninia Review

Anna Karenina The most prominent theme that is displayed in Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is the idea ... at they do. The last of the families and the focus of the novel is the relationship between Anna Karenina and Karenin. This isn't a family at all through the novel because early on they split ... is isn't a family at all through the novel because early on they split without having a divorce and Anna runs to Vronsky. Anna is charmed by him and they plan to have a very happy and social life toge ...

(2 pages) 392 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The country setting in Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina"

In the novel "Anna Karenin" by Leo Tolstoy, the countryside is a place of peacefulness and satisfaction. Tolstoy u ... re is symbolic for freshness, life and peacefulness, which is supported throughout Tolstoy's novel "Anna Karenin". Faith and trust in nature seems to also play a significant role in one's life in the ... le should be, making themselves useful and caring for the public welfare.Bibliography:Tolstoy, Leo. Anna Karenin. Trans. Rosemary Edmonds. London, England: PenguinClassics, 1954.

(2 pages) 1662 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tension between Domestication and Foreignization In English-language Translations Of Anna Karenina

describes the orientation of a translation.I have chosen five English translations of Lev Tolstoy's Anna Karenina for my paper. Dole (1886),Garnett (1901), Maude (1918), Edmonds (1954) and Pevear and ... per layers of thesource text. In the present thesis I try to show how the history of translation of AnnaKarenina into English reflects these different stages of evolution.One of the key issues in the ...

(9 pages) 3180 0 1.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Leo Tolstoy and the Romantic Era

glorifying it, and criticized social conditions as well. Some of Leo Tolstoy's most known works are Anna Karenina and War and Peace. As a Russian realist, Tolstoy was influential to the Romantic perio ... ocratic purposes of art, religious persecution, and famine. In one of his more popular works called Anna Karenina he scrutinized human happiness through the struggle of the Oblonsky family as it's tor ...

(9 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors


e of the world's greatest novelists. He is best known for two long novels, War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877). Tolstoy first achieved literary acclaim in his 20s with his semi-autobiographi ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy