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Definition of Anna

  • An East Indian money of account, the sixteenth of a rupee, or about 2� cents.
  • a former copper coin of Pakistan and India

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They are in "War and Peace," in "Anna Karenina," in "Dead Souls," in "A House of Gentlefolk," and in the books of to-day.
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On the 19 March 1873, he began the composition of "Anna Karenina," which was to give him his greatest fame outside of Russia.
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For two months I have not soiled my fingers with ink, but now I return again to this tiresome and vulgar "Anna Karenina," with the sole wish of getting it done as soon as possible, in order that I may have time for other work.
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Tolstoi was naturally vehemently opposed to it, while Katkov did everything in his power to inflame public opinion in favour of the war party; and he felt that Vronsky's departure for the war, after the death of Anna, with Levin's comments thereupon, were written in an unpatriotic manner.
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According to the plan of the author, there will be a short epilogue, in which the reader will learn that Vronsky, overwhelmed by the death of Anna, will depart for Servia as a volunteer; that all the other characters remain alive and well; that Levin lives on his estates and fumes against the Slavonic party and the volunteers.
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Levin's conversation with the peasant, toward the close of "Anna Karenina," indicates clearly the religious attitude of Tolstoi, and prepares us for the crisis that followed.
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In reading the account of Praskukhin's sensations just before death, one feels, as one does in reading the thoughts of Anna Karenina under the train, that Tolstoi himself must have died in some previous existence, in order to analyse death so clearly.
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Tolstoi's genius reached its climax in "Anna Karenina.
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He immediately withdrew, and wrote the first sentence of Anna Karenina.
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You remember, at Bibikov's, Anna Stepanova?
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Well, this Anna Stepanova was jealous of all the governesses at Bibikov's house.
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She displayed her jealousy so much that finally Bibikov became angry and quarrelled with her; then Anna Stepanova left him and went to Tula.
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Bibikov would not take the letter, and when the coachman returned to the station, he learned that Anna Stepanova had thrown herself under the train and was crushed to death.
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Even "Anna Karenina," with all its titanic power, is not an artistic model of a story.
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It contains much superfluous matter, and the balancing off of the two couples, Levin and Kitty, with Vronsky and Anna, is too obviously arranged by the author.
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One might say there is an attempt at unity, in the person of that sleek egotist, Stepan-his relation by blood and marriage to both Anna and Kitty makes him in some sense a link between the two couples.
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I believe that the average man can learn more about life by reading "Anna Karenina" than he can by his own observation and experience.
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In recollecting "Anna Karenina," powerful scenes crowd into the memory-introspective and analytic as it is, it is filled with dramatic climaxes.
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The first meeting of Anna and Vronsky at the railway station, the midnight interview in the storm on the way back to Petersburg, the awful dialogue between them after she has fallen (omitted from the first American translation), the fearful excitement of the horse race, the sickness of Anna, Karenin's forgiveness, the humiliation of Vronsky, the latter's attempt at suicide, the steadily increasing scenes of jealousy with the shadow of death coming nearer, the clairvoyant power of the author in describing the death of Anna, and the departure of Vronsky, where the railway station reminds him with intrusive agony of the contrast between his first and last view of the woman he loved.
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From the first day of his acquaintance with Anna, Vronsky steadily rises, and Anna steadily falls.
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Examples of Anna

Example #1
And it is worth remembering that when Tolstoi was a young man, his aunt advised him to have an intrigue with a married woman, for the added polish and ease it would give to his manners, just as an American mother sends her boy to dancing-school.
Example #2
We find them in historical and in contemporary fiction.
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Several years were spent in its composition and publication.
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To various schemes of education, and to the general amelioration of the condition of the peasants, he gave all the tremendous energy of his mind.
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The printing began in 1874.
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Despite the power of genius displayed in this masterpiece, he did not enjoy writing it, and seemed to be unaware of its splendid qualities.