Great Anna Karenina - Essay Topics For Studying the NovelGreat Anna Karenina: Essay Topics for Studying the Novel is a self-study CD that features Anna Karenina, her world, and all the opportunities she has to deal with the novel. As with the previous Anna Karenina CD, this book is intended to provide students of the novel with the context of the book.
The reader will meet Masha Tolstaya, the prostitute that shows up on the doorstep of the Russian countess, Marya Lopetova. This book is both an introduction to the story and an exploration of the themes of love, desire, and Anna Karenina. If the author could just get to some of the more interesting characters from the novel, like the procurer and the ladies' maid, the discussion would be even better.
There are two DVD films that can be purchased and are provided in a text booklet. These films are narrated by Dorota Majewska and are accompanied by a video in High Definition. They offer insight into several key events, including: the Countess' journey from the beginning of the novel to Anna Karenina's appearance at the end, and the Dessessiniez, the tank, and so on.
This book is written by a fantastic writer and a phenomenal teacher of the incredible storyteller. As with most of her works, it incorporates the nuances of the language and the structure of the novel. This is a good book to study if you want to see how this classic novel developed. It's not for everyone, but it would make a wonderful gift for someone who's been eagerly waiting for this book.
If you like the Anna Karenina books, this is a good place to start, as it is a strong beginning to the second part of the novel. It is a good idea to read through the first book of the series before going on to the second.
The study materials are interesting, but I found the audio version the best, as I felt I could really hear the characters. It also came with a nice companion book of historical facts and trivia. It was neat to see the relationships between the various characters and how the characters interacted. Again, this is a strong book for those who want to see how the story developed.
Great Anna Karenina: Essay Topics for Studying the Novel is a great idea for studying the novel. It will give the student a good idea of the themes and a good study guide for the purposes of understanding the novel.