Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" Book Review by cee-cee

Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace"
Examines one of the underlying themes of Leo Tolstoy's novel, "War and Peace", which is freedom.
# 110885 | 1,410 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 01, 2009 in Literature (Russian) , English (Analysis)

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This paper explains that Leo Tolstoy, in his novel, "War and Peace", emphasizes the underlying theme of freedom through the character of Pierre. Specifically, the paper points out that Tolstoy illustrates through Pierre how people come to discover the truth of life through experience. The paper concludes that Pierre discovers that, while peace, freedom and happiness are attainable, they are not always easy to get.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Tolstoy, Leo. War and Peace. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, trans. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.

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