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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina


by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina Part 6, Chapter 7 Summary

  • Levin goes back when supper is served.
  • All the men plan to go shooting early in the morning.
  • During supper, Oblonsky calls Veslovsky over to tell Dolly and Kitty about Anna. Vronsky and Anna have shacked up a scant fifty miles away, and their place is very nice.
  • Levin watches this group talking from the other side of the room, and experiences intense jealousy as Kitty appears to be fully absorbed in what Veslovsky has to say.
  • Dolly says that she fully intends to visit Anna.
  • Kitty goes over to Levin and talks to him about the upcoming shooting trip.
  • In his jealousy, Levin interprets everything she is saying as masking a hidden passion for Veslovsky.
  • In the bedroom that night, Kitty keeps asking Levin what has been bothering him.
  • Finally it all comes out in a torrent of emotion.
  • Kitty and Levin soon make amends.

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