Essays Tagged: "Leo Tolstoy"

The Effect of Realism on Leo Tolstoy shown in "The Death of Ivan Ilyich"

The novella, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, shows the influence of Realism on its author. Leo Tolstoy. The illusion of reality, the main theme of the novella, is an aspect of Realism that To ... vella cannot be analyzed this way, it is obvious that the philosophy of Realism had an influence on Leo Tolstoy and his novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich.

(3 pages) 185 1 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Leo tolstoy reberth by death(Death of Ivan Ilyich)

Leo Tolstoy was a great humanist. Evolution of human character was a subject of his close attention. ...

(1 pages) 117 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A short introduction to the Philosopy called Death.

ey, A Short Introduction to Philosophy called Death. I have selected to write on "My Confession" by Leo Tolstoy. Tolstoy takes a look back on his life and considers it to be meaningless and a regretta ... begins to forever change his ideas, actions, and his radical development on the Philosophy of Death.Leo Tolstoy begins his insight by telling us a story about a traveller out in the plain who is overt ...

(6 pages) 92 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy.

r branch of the military to prove their honor and dedication to the motherland.In this time period, Leo Tolstoy's novel, War and Peace, is set. The political themes in War and Peace are highlighted th ... ders, but rather by the subjects that make it up.The war in reference is Russia's conflict with Napoleon. The struggle begins when the Russian people feel growing unrest at the way that Buonaparte's r ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Life and Death of Okonkwo and Ivan Ilych.

Leo Tolstoy and Chinua Achebe both write about characters that go through their lives doing everythi ...

(7 pages) 92 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

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

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 factors in the he ... ry involves herself with the rich playboy Rodolphe, and then shortly after, with the village clerk, Leon. She doesn't care about Charles anymore, and just like Anna she has lost any compassion for her ...

(6 pages) 73 2 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison essay between "In a Glass House" and "Where She Has Gone". Both written by Nino Ricci, as part of his trilogy which included award winning title "Lives of the Saints".

Dysfunctional Family"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) When family members experience emotional and physical difficulty, the fami ...

(7 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

sky was not born into nobility. He often stressed the difference between his background and that of Leo Tolstoy and the evidence of that in his work. Dostoyevsky was constantly in need of money and ha ...

(2 pages) 95 4 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Tolstoy and serfdom

lliterate. We say generally because some felt compassion for them. Before joining the army in 1851, Leo Tolstoy dropped out of the university and returned home to open a school for peasant children on ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How does Ivan Ilyich reflect Romantic and realist thought in " The Death of Ivan Ilyich

, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, shows the influence of Realism and Romantic thought through its author, Leo Tolstoy. The illusion of reality and the roles marriages play in society at this time were the m ... ok. Ivan Ilyich uses the aspect of realism and romantic thought effectively in this book.The author Leo Tolstoy uses the character Ivan Ilyich to demonstrate how societal pressures often lead people t ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

nd rebellion. 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 soci ... emselves had written, underscore 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 n ...

(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 adultery with its first line, "All happy fa ... lling the tragic stories of the marriages of Stepan and Dolly Oblonsky and Alexei and Anna Karenin, Leo Tolstoy explores how each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way by showing the brutal truth o ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Truth in the Face of Reality: Anton Chekhov's "Lady with the Dog"

ers have discovered that the simplicity of love by no means guarantees happiness. In Russian author Leo Tolstoy's epic Anna Karenina, the road of passion carries the novel's heroine to misery and ulti ... his particular story.Unlike many of his contemporary Russian authors, such as Fyedor Dostoevsky and Leo Tolstoy, Chekhov also remains removed in his moral conclusions. Gurov and his lover, Anna, commi ...

(10 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/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 the ...

(8 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The meaning of it in "The Death of Ivan Ilyich"

The meaning of "it" is very complex in the story "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" by Leo Tolstoy. The character that gives this word meaning is called Ivan llyich. Ivan llyich was a Rus ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In The Eyes Of The Beholder

Death is Different in the Eye of the Beholder In the Leo Tolstoy's, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, death is portrayed in many different ways by the characters ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

EVIL/good=Useless Ivan

EVIL/good = useless Ivan Leo Tolstoy was a Russian social critic and writer around the turn of the 19th century. "After the B ...

(4 pages) 1193 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Into The Wild

r my love. I felt myself a superabundance of energy which found no outlet in our quiet life." Leo Tolstoy, "Family Happiness" on page 15 (Chapter three,"Carthage") The signific ...

(1 pages) 2351 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Death Of Ivan Ilych

alogue, depicted action, and the dialogue of other characters. It is with all of these methods that Leo Tolstoy reveals to us his and Ivan's feelings about death. A person gets the feeling that Ivan I ... is something that a man or women will face alone no matter who or what is around him or her. Leo Tolstoy used various methods to reveal his characters to us. Explicit authorial revelations, dia ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Father Serguis

Leo Tolstoy was a Great Russian writer and believed to be a great novelist also. He also was a great ... . Father Serguis, 365 8. Internet, Father Serguis Biography Bibliography 1. Leo Tolstoy, (1898) Father Serguis 2. Encyclopedia Britannica, Internet 3. Bibliogra ...

(6 pages) 299 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers