Father Sergius | Study Guide

Leo Tolstoy

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Overview

Author

Leo Tolstoy

Year Published

1911

Type

Short Story

Genre

Religion

Perspective and Narrator

"Father Sergius" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator.

Tense

"Father Sergius" is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The main character, Stepan Kasatsky, takes the titular moniker Father Sergius as part of his religious awakening. The narrative follows his spiritual journey from officer to monk to servant in a search to satisfy his conflicting pride in a spiritual quest for meaning.

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