Could it have been otherwise after anna comes clean

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After Anna comes clean to Karenin- “Haven’t I struggled to love him, to love my son when I could not love my husband? But the time came when I knew that I couldn’t cheat myself any longer, that I was alive, that I was not to blame, that God has made me so that I must love and live”
Anna thinks this to be true, is not foreshadowing “And all at once she thought of the man crushed by the train the day she had first met Vrosnky, and she knew what she had to do”Field of possibilitiesAnna on the train- “Something drew her towards the delirium, and she could yieldto it or resist it at will”Commonly held idea that doing bad things because of love is inevitable, but Tolstoy is saying this is wrong- you have a choiceDmitri at ledge of window Multiple types of love Romantic ideologyKitty’s love of VronskyVronksy after him and Anna go away “He soon felt that the realization of his desires gave him no more than a grain of sand of the mountain of happiness he had expected”Anna’s narcissicm and appearanceAnna often looks in mirror, concerned about her appearance, spends lots of time with dressmakerHer servant is named a nickname of Anna, Anna’s daughter names AnnieAnna assumes the bad omen in the train station is for herFake simplicity of Anna’s black dress at the ball- “willful tendrils” of her hair, whole appearance carefully calculated“It was distasteful to her to read, to follow the reflections of other people’s lives. She had too great a desire to live herself”- Anna reading on the trainAnna doesn’t think about Karenin until Karenin becomes mad when he meets Vronsky at his house- “For the first time, for an instant, she felt for him, put herself in his place, and was sorry for him”- ¨Anna loves her son the way a narcissist loves- she loves him for the role he plays in her lifeAnna gets mad at vronsky- “his desire to have children she interpreted as a proofhe did not prize her beauty”Familial love Kitty’s love of Levin “Levin was happy, but not in the way he expected to be. At every step he found his former dreams disappointed, and new, unexpected surprised of happiness. ROWBOAT quoteNever ideal, takes effort
Christian love Fake. Love is not real if it comes from the bible telling you to do so. Karenin tries to forgive through christian love but the brutal force doesn’t allow for a big change like this, change must come in everyday small actions. Complexity of Morality Authenticity InauthenticStiva chose his hat and views because of what was fashionable at the timeStiva’s opinions: “Changed them only when the majority changed them, or more strictly speaking, they changed of themselves within him”Holds liberal beliefs that fit his self-interests- against marriage, religion“Kitty: “What is a Pietist, Papa? She was dismayed to find out what she prized so

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