Anna Karenina Part 7, Chapter 28 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 7, Chapter 28 Summary

Anna Karenina rides comfortably in her carriage on the way to Dolly’s house and now she sees her position quite differently from how it had seemed at home. Death seems more distant and less inevitable. She scolds herself for her humiliating behavior and wonders how she will live without Vronsky.

The question is too difficult, so she looks out the window and thinks about telling Dolly everything, even though she will be ashamed. When she was young she would never have imagined that she would come to such humiliation. Anna Karenina is afraid Dolly will think she is leaving her second husband so she must be the one in the wrong. Anna Karenina thinks about losing everything, including her son. Everything will be...

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