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Unformatted text preview: would like, and everything he likes is good. The wedding takes place the next day, and the young couple leave for the country that evening. With communion, the bachelor party, the long church ceremony, Levin undergoes the rites-of-passage into this new phase of his life. He is happy from a feeling of freedom not the type of egocentric, intellectual liberty Koznyshev defends but a freedom derived from the emotional satisfactions of his new relationship with Kitty. Levin's last minute doubts, Kitty's mixed feelings as she anticipates her new life, their fumbling during parts of the church ceremony, are minor adjustments which prefigure the major adjustments both Kitty and Levin undergo during their first period of life together....
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