© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
War and Peace

War and Peace


by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What is shown to be fluid and easily transferrable from person to person? -> Responsibility
2. What is a brutal, savage, animalistic thing that goes against human reason? -> War
3. Those who had a happy childhood can only turn into functional adults by living through some horrible ordeal. Which theme does this sentence demonstrate? -> Men and Masculinity
4. The traditional kind of courage – bravery in battle – is often shown to be the result of _________. -> Survival instincts
5. The standard church service's calls for world peace interrupted by a long sermon urging believers to pray for success in war is an example of: -> Metaphor