Dolly is moved by Anna's speeches and decides to forgive Stiva. Karenin still does not agree to a divorce but releases Anna from her confinement. Barely a sense of humanity in there, and no one to like. Vronsky has a new interest in painting and has begun a portrait of Anna. Soon Karenin comes back home to find out that Vronsky has been visiting Anna though he was forbidden to be in the house or near his wife. Levin is looked down on by most of Moscow's elite society due to his distaste for city living. As in all late 19th century novels, this crisis leads to a sickbed scene, declarations of redemption and forgiveness, etc.
He skates with Kitty and flirts with her boldly, but she sends him mixed signals. At a ball that night, Kitty is radiant and dances with many aristocratic men. He attempts to implement this theory on his farm, but the peasants respond with far less enthusiasm than Levin does. A bachelor, Vronsky is eager to marry Anna if she will agree to leave her husband Count Karenin, a senior government official, but she is vulnerable to the pressures of Russian social norms, the moral laws of the Russian Orthodox Church, her own insecurities, and Karenin's indecision. The costumes and acting are stunning. She runs into Vronsky's coachman, who gives her a cold note from Vronsky. At one point, Stiva visits, bringing along a friend, Veslovsky, who irks Levin by flirting with Kitty.
Anna, while on a train to Moscow, meets Vronsky's mother, Countess Vronskaya Olivia Williams , known throughout Russia as an adulteress. All of Russian society is at the races, and Anna sits with the elite. Anna unintentionally airs her feelings for Vronsky publicly when his horse collapses and is injured and she overreacts. Having rejected her husband, but still unable to depend on Vronsky, Anna finds her situation desperate. Anna, starting to show her pregnancy, receives Vronsky at her house in St.
Ekaterina Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya Ekaterina's nickname is Kitty. One of those volunteers is Vronsky. Faced with her implacable resolve, he tells her that he intends to begin divorce proceedings. Vronsky, to impress Anna, decides to give money to the deceased man's family. All the world's a stage, and we but players on it.
Entry: Lev Tolstoi, Anna Karenina. Anna Karenina and Madame Bovary are two of the most notorious fallen women in literature. At the German spa, Kitty makes the acquaintance of , a pious young woman. The story: Anna and her husband live on a country estate, where their marriage is a dry affair. Vronsky feels especially burdened by the demands of Anna's love when she calls him home from a refreshing political convention. Vronsky is humiliated by his past actions and unwillingness to support her, so he attempts suicide. Vronsky spends more time out of the house, and his mother encourages him to marry the young Princess Sorokin.
Anna unintentionally airs her feelings for Vronsky publicly when his horse collapses and is injured and she overreacts. Anna is a beautiful wealthy woman married to Karenin, a prominent government official in Moscow. The film received a positive review score of 63% according to. Vronsky continues to pursue Anna. He flirts openly with Anna at a party and tells her of his intention to take a promotion in , but she persuades him to stay. In her mental and emotional confusion, she sends a telegram to Vronsky asking him to come home to her, and then pays a visit to Dolly and Kitty.
Vronsky then hurries to the race. Kitty goes along and takes care of the dying man with great care and tenderness. Anna notices that Karenin is in the doorway and invites him in. Completely alluring, Anna captures many hearts, though she is solid and gives moral advice to others. Anna is humiliated, but retains her poise, but cries back at the hotel. In Europe, Vronsky and Anna struggle to find friends who will accept them.
Karenin tears the card and returns home. The story -- as it unfolds -- also focuses on Kitty, a young woman who is related to Anna's sister-in-law whose marital rift has brought Anna to Moscow. Karenin decides that the only option is to force Anna to break off relations with Vronsky and stay with him. Soon she learns that Vronsky will propose to Kitty, who is the younger sister of her sister-in-law Dolly. It is not a good sign that while he declares his love, we are more concerned about how his horses could have possibly overtaken the train.