Category: War and Peace

War and Peace Dance

War and Peace Notes – Introduction to the Collection

In Spring 2013, I enrolled in a lower-division undergraduate course called “Slavic 90A: Introduction to Russian Civilization”. During this class, we covered the geography, history and culture of the country. As one of our assigned readings, Lev Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” took a significant portion

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War and Peace Dance

War and Peace Notes – Tolstoy’s Views on History

At the beginning of Book Three Part III, Tolstoy introduces two methods to view history. The first regards history as flowing in a continuous process, in which there “can be no beginning to any event”, whereas the other method attributes historical events as the result

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War and Peace Dance

War and Peace Notes – Epilogue and Final Thoughts

We’re finally finished! Part One of the Epilogue of “War and Peace” starts off by recounting the actions of Napoleon and Tsar Alexander during imperial France’s failed campaign into Russia. Then the aftermath is shown. Lev Tolstoy reveals the faiths of the novel’s characters seven

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War and Peace Dance

War and Peace Notes – Introduction to the Collection

In Spring 2013, I enrolled in a lower-division undergraduate course called “Slavic 90A: Introduction to Russian Civilization”. During this class, we covered the geography, history and culture of the country. As one of our assigned readings, Lev Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” took a significant portion

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War and Peace Dance

War and Peace Notes – Tolstoy’s Views on History

At the beginning of Book Three Part III, Tolstoy introduces two methods to view history. The first regards history as flowing in a continuous process, in which there “can be no beginning to any event”, whereas the other method attributes historical events as the result

Read More
War and Peace Dance

War and Peace Notes – Epilogue and Final Thoughts

We’re finally finished! Part One of the Epilogue of “War and Peace” starts off by recounting the actions of Napoleon and Tsar Alexander during imperial France’s failed campaign into Russia. Then the aftermath is shown. Lev Tolstoy reveals the faiths of the novel’s characters seven

Read More

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