War and Peace
War and Peace Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The story that Platon tells to Pierre over and over when they are prisoners together (Chapter 4.3.13) sounds a bit like a parable. Considering that this encounter with the saintly Platon changes P...
The Burning and Rebuilding of Moscow
The central event in the book is the capital city of Russia being occupied, looted, then totally burned to the ground – and then rebuilt anew from the ashes. Now, don't get us wrong – this was...
In the middle of the book, Pierre starts fooling around with numbers and codes and ciphers, Freemason-style, and eventually drives himself crazy enough to believe that his name and Napoleon's name...
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