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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

  

by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina Part 8, Chapter 3 Summary

  • Koznyshev and Katavasov board the train to the tune of "Slavsya," a patriotic Russian song.
  • Katavasov, who wants to meet some volunteers, goes into the second-class carriage at the next stop to chat with them.
  • He feels that all of the men he meets are good-for-nothings who are fleeing debt and a general purposelessness in their lives.
  • Katavasov tries to confirm this impression with a real military man who is also on the train, but neither of them wants to voice a poor opinion of the movement.
  • Katavasov goes back to the first-class compartment and tells Koznyshev only the nicest things about the Volunteers.

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