Anna Karenina Part 7, Chapter 25 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 7, Chapter 25 Summary

After her reconciliation with Vronsky, Anna Karenina begins preparing for their departure. They had each conceded, so they may leave on Monday or Tuesday. (She now realizes it was possible to rearrange his meeting if he had wanted to.) When Vronsky joins her, she has several more pangs of doubt and resentment but the plan remains in place. At breakfast, Vronsky receives a telegram and hastily tries to get rid of it. Anna Karenina insists on reading it when she discovers it is from her brother in St. Petersburg.

Stepan Arkadyevitch writes that he is doing all he can but a divorce does not seem likely. Anna Karenina reads the telegram with trembling hands and reminds Vronsky that the divorce no longer means anything to...

(The entire section is 537 words.)