LITR202 week 5 - Why does this piece take place mostly on a stage The piece Anna Karenina takes place mostly on a stage because director Joe Wright had

LITR202 week 5 - Why does this piece take place mostly on a...

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Why does this piece take place mostly on a stage?The piece Anna Karenina takes place mostly on a stage because director Joe Wright had such a connection with the story. Wright had read the story of Annan Karenina when he was younger but it wouldn’t be until he was older that he would revisit the book. “Of course, I was completely seduced by the story and the characters,” he said. In particular, he was drawn to the love stories within it, which he said “reveal to us what it is to be human.” This is what led this piece to be mostly staged inside the UK Shepperton Studios.Is Anna a likeable character? Do you sympathize with her, or is she a 'villain' of sorts? Explain.Anna is a very likeable character. As one of the two main protagonist, the other being Konstantin Levin, Anna is a beautiful, passionate, and educated person. she is guilty of desecrating her marriage and home, but she remains noble and admirable nonetheless. Her many years with Karenin show her capable of playing the role of cultivated, beautiful, society wife and hostess with great poise and grace. She is determined to live a life of her own and has the courage to make her own decisions. She is a feminist heroine of sorts. Her struggle finally ends up in suicide when the man she fought so hard for turns against her. now that society was on her back, she could not handle the pressure without the support of Vronsky, the man she loves.Is Anna unjustly punished because of her gender; because of her class/station in life; or because she represents a progressive, modern quality that the society is simply not ready to embrace? Or is she punished justly? Explain.I believe Anna is unjustly punished because of her gender. Anna lives in a society where women are highly discriminated. Although adultery is not accepted in society, it seems that men are allowed to be adulterous, while women face condemnation. Anna and Vronsky are both guilty of the same crime; adultery. However, Anna is condemned for her part while Vronsky rises very rapidly in society and is

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