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  • Tolstoys The Death Of Ivan Ilyich
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    The Influence of Realism in Tolstoys The Death of Ivan Ilyich The novella, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, shows the influence of Realism on its author. Leo Tolstoy. The illusion of reality, the main theme of the novella, is an aspect of Realism that Tolstoy effectively used in this novella. Other attitudes of Realism that were used by Tolstoy were the plainness of the characters, a plot that consisted of incidents of everyday life, along with everyday language, and the ability to make the reader feel...
  • Tolstoy's View On Art
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    Tolstoy and his Message Leo Tolstoy is one of the greatest writers of the last two hundred years. His novels tend to convey an insight on life; whether it be about suffering, death, religion, art, or education. Tolstoy was a man with many strong beliefs, and one must understand these beliefs to fully understand the meaning of his works. He was a deeply religious moral philosopher who used his religious beliefs to shape our understanding on issues of life. He stresses the inequality of social cla...
  • Novel Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy
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    Anna Karenina: Foreshadowing Throughout life there are situations which arise that seem to have been hinted earlier. You might not have noticed the hint when it first appeared, but suddenly at one point it finally dawns on you. The same goes for the literary aspect of foreshadowing. The novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy has many instances where the situations are similar to the one described above. The following paragraphs will present the foreshadowing that is included in this novel. When Anna...
  • Tolstoy's Novels
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    A hero is a person who is recognized by others as one with outstanding qualities, who makes something unique and is accepted as a model of emulation (dictionary. com). However, the meaning of the word, 'hero' is different for everybody. For example, for children, the hero is a person they see on the television, who fights with 'bad boys' and saves the world. For others, the hero can be the person from whom they can learn good things. For me, the hero is a person, who even after his / her death i...
  • Tolstoy
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    ... in loss of everything. Tolstoy uses the characters in his stories to reinforce his ideas (Kell 18). Tolstoy used symbolism in his stories to teach lessons and to convey messages. Tolstoy uses Pahom's race against the sun to symbolize Pahom's race against time and the race for his life. The lower the sun gets on the horizon; the symbolism that Tolstoy uses creates a sense of urgency and panic. Pahom finally makes it to the place where he began, to claim his land, by the time that the sun sets...

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