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Unformatted text preview: Anna Karenina Study Guide 05/12/2007 22:08:00 Strategies - 20-25 minutes on each question (120 minute exam, 4 questions) - shortcuts, etc. could write in bullet points o easier to read o BUT bullet points must clearly relate to one another so that TA can follow, figure out what youre talking about names: can use abbreviations o make it clear who is who o make a key?- never say it was Tolstoy saying Tolstoy said everything- ID the Brothers Karamazov quotation first decide which is which when head is clear dont accidentally write about the wrong book in the heat of things Structure Given quote 1. Identify the quotation (5pts, 20%) o Who said it (or whose perspective) o Who they said it to o Where it happens in book o Who was present 2. Essay (20pts, 80%) o If story present, tell story o Draw thematic conclusions o Relate to other themes, parts of books Characters and How They Relate - Stiva married to Dolly 5 living, 2 dead children (+1 more) o Grisha o Tanya o Lily - Dollys family Sisters o Natasha/Natalie married to diplomat o Kitty Likes Alexey Vronsky Liked by Konstantin Levin Parents o Prince Shcherbatsky (Alexander) o Princess Shcherbatsky - Vronsky likes Anna o who is married to Alexey Karenin o child Seryozha (Sergei) o Alexey Karenin Lydia Ivanovna Vronsky is a count Cousin Betsy, who is also friends with Anna - Konstantin Levin mothers 2 nd family, while married to Dmitri all three have same mother (K. Levin, N. Levin, S. Koznyshev)- Nikolai Levin Involved with Masha (prostitute) 2 nd family, while mother married to Dmitri - Sergei Koznyshev 1 st family, while mother married to Ivan - Frou Frou >> Horse Character Traits/Descriptions - Shcherbatsky (Dollys family) pride o Dolly cannot leave Stiva o Mother does not approve of Levin Lives within the country Less attractive than Vronsky - Levin muscular, buff, tan a bear of a man - Vronsky brown hair, straight white, strong teeth, muscular, angular jaw physical description: pg. 133, 206 Vronskys teeth important Enjoys gambling, women >> vain, superficial No respect for mother o Acts as if he does because its expected of him o Mother doesnt like him much either o Relationship with Anna upsets family: shows weakness - Anna the ball: why, are there balls where one always enjoys oneself? o try to gain respect of Kitty o digging for compliment o trying to act modest so Kitty will trust her more o same thing Stiva does impressions of husband: pg. 122impressions of husband: pg....
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