What makes War and Peace such a serious book, but ironic?
history and psychology
rejection of history, all battles are incomprehensible
Tolstoy is the only one that can produce absolute statements
What makes battle so attractive?
Tolstoy doesn't beli
Pierre: Death Causing a Breakdown and a Buildup
Towards the end of the novel, Pierre is found in a prisoner camp of Russians.
Though he had been experiencing death and despair in different ways, none came at such
a personal and intensely close level as th
Natasha: Death and Love
Just as Tolstoy used death to change Pierre and Prince Andrew in different ways,
he used the end of Prince Andrews life to show Natashas strength and depth of emotion.
Throughout his novel War & Peace, Tolstoy uses Natashas charact
Andrew: The Infinite Sky and his New Emotional Depth
Tolstoy uses a close graze with death for Prince Andrew to have a rebirth of ideas
and allow him to see things that his character used to cause him to be incapable of seeing.
In one of the most importan
Professor Holquist and Professor
Diary of a Hero Assignment
The Life and Love of Prince Andrei Bolkonsky
My name is Andrei Nikolaevich Bolkonsky. As a Prince, I am one of the most handsome
men in the land, and one of the most intellectually stimu
Chance and Plan: Tolstoy and His Works Against Semiotic
Professor Holquist and Professor Vinitsky
For decades, historians have looked at the past and saw events, people, places, and things.
How they we