They decide to return to Russia. attempting to free themselves from Turkish rule. Kitty becomes worried by Levin’s gloomy mood. A crisis develops in the Oblonsky household when Dolly finds out about her husband's affair. Karenin shames Vronsky by saying that no matter how the two of them humiliate him, Karenin will not leave Anna. [I read this book when I was 13. Then, despairing, she goes to visit Dolly. Levin, a landowner, and a countryman visit the city to ask for kitty’s hand in marriage. still awaits a divorce. Alexis Karenin has taken Vronsky's daughter, and Vronsky is unable to get her back. Eventually, Anna is able to bring Stiva and Dolly to a reconciliation. it as a fleeting crush. The same morning, Vronsky receives a visit from his friend Serpukhovskoy, who offers him the chance to jump-start his career by leaving the regiment, Vronsky refuses because it will take him away from Anna. Konstantin Levin, Stiva's friend, arrives in Moscow to propose to the eighteen year old Kitty Shtcherbatsky. At her deathbed, Karenin forgives her and feels sanctified by this surge of humanity and Christian charity. By the time she confesses her adultery to the suspecting Karenin, she is already pregnant with Vronsky's child. Even though it is approaching summer where I live as well, I decided to embark on my own journey through Leo Tolstoy's classic nineteenth century classic novel. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published For the stupid reason that I can't sit still just being a passive audience for more than 30 minutes nowadays, but I can spend scandalous amounts of time engaged in a book. Anna tells herself that she simply enjoys the attention, but soon she admits to herself that his feelings constitute the whole passion of her present existence. woods and sees a huge oak felled by lightning. The two sisters react to Anna awkwardly, and they have little to talk about. The bullet misses his heart, and he recuperates with the help of his sister-in-law. She encounters Vronsky often, but their relationship becomes clouded after Meeting the lovely Madame Karenina, Vronsky falls in love and begins to pursue her. Levin is tortured by religious doubts and spiritual strivings, and these matters are so clearly troubling to him that even Kitty has begun to question what is going on in her husband's head. Now that I have finished it, I can say with confidence that it is! Anna Karenina Summary. Darya Alexandrovna is collecting her things and the children's clothes in order to pack up and leave for her mother's house.