Anna Karenina Part 3, Chapter 10 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 3, Chapter 10 Summary

Darya Alexandrovna tells Levin that Kitty is especially looking forward to the quiet and solitude of the country, though she is now well again. Looking directly at Levin, she asks him why he is angry at her sister and why he did not visit either her or Kitty when he was last in Moscow. Levin is adamant that he is not angry with Kitty and wonders, blushing, why she says such things and does not take more pity on him. It soon becomes clear to him that Darya Alexandrovna does not know that he made Kitty an offer of marriage and was refused. Saying it out loud causes all his anger at being slighted to surface and any concern for Kitty's health to dissipate.

Darya Alexandrovna now understands her sister’s heartache and...

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