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    for the greater good. Regarded as a famous author, Leo Tolstoy, wrote intricate novels and essays which influenced people throughout the world on the topics of love, society, and religion. Leo Tolstoy was a philanthropist and religious activist after years of not contributing to society. Tolstoy gave to those in poverty, fought for temperance, and expressed his ideas of morals and religion through writing and speeches. Throughout his life, Leo Tolstoy faced many extreme hardships of war, relationships

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    Leo Tolstoy was an acclaimed writer of his time. Finding his love for writing in early adulthood he had time to grow and flourish with each book he wrote. Tolstoy did not have an easy life and you can feel the emotions he had as an adolescent while reading his words. Through Leo Tolstoy’s childhood and adult life, he faced challenges with family and education, causing his drive for religion and his many accomplished works of literature. Leo Tolstoy was born on September 9th, 1828 in Yasnaya Polyana

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    Abstract: In this essay, I will be analyzing the practicality of educational philosophy of famous Russian philosopher and novelist Leo Tolstoy life (1828-1910). After giving considerable background of Leo Tolstoy’s life, his views about education and religion, it is argued that educationalists and parents nowadays can draw-out key pedagogical matter from his work. Early Life: Born at Yasnaya Polyana at his family estate on August 28, 1828, in Russia’s Tula province. He was youngest of the four sons

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    Summary of Leo Tolstoy Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy is the full name of the renowned author Leo Tolstoy, who was born on September 9th in 1828. His more common English name is well known all over the world as one of the best authors of all time. Count Lev was born on an estate in the province of Tula in Russia. He grew up in the lap of luxury only available to the dvorianstvo or the Russian nobility. Tolstoy was the youngest of four children of the Princess Volakonsia and Count Nikolay Tolstoy. Tolstoy

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    “Master and Man” by Leo Tolstoy is a story that explores the dynamics between a peasant, Nakita and his master,Vasillii Andriech. Andriech foolishly risks both of their lives, when they venture to another town in inclement weather to secure a business deal. Unfortunately, Andreich's impatience and greed ultimately leads to his demise. At the end of the story Nikita dies and is denied the same bliss that Vasillii Andreich experiences in death; in order to solidify the dichotomy between these two men

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    Leo Tolstoy was from Russia and lived from 1828 to 1910. His father was a count and his mother was a princess, they both died when Tolstoy was ten years old. At the age of nineteen he inherited their estates. In 1852 he joined the Russian Army and fought in the Caucasus against the Chechen Tribes. He married a woman named Sonya Bers in 1862, then he died from pneumonia in 1910. In one of his stories names “The Long Exile”, he uses the literary elements of foreshadowing, setting, and dialogue to submerge

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    sometimes mix up these "ingredients" and add some spice. This is very much the case in The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy Opening Situation Ivan Ilych 's death notification in the Gazette and funeral then told the story of Ivan 's life. The main theme of the story is Ivan 's Ilynch 's battle with an illness and then his death, and with this Leo Tolstoy setups up the story. Tolstoy reveals to us Ivan 's entire life story up to the point when he becomes sick. We become acquainted with Ivan 's, desires

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    In this paper, I will discuss the concept of simplicity in War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. That simplicity is narratively shown by character Platon Karataev (Platon for short), his dog, the complexity of Pierre and Tolstoy’s philosophy of life. Platon and Pierre are inmates to one another. Platon shows up in Chapter 3 of Book 12, 13 and 14. Even though a number of words Tolstoy writes about Platon is not significant compared to our personas such as Pierre, Natasha or Prince Andrew, it’s still enough

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    Life and Death: The Death of Ivan Ilych “The death of Ivan Ilych”, one of the widely celebrated piece of literature written by Leo Tolstoy, talks about a delusional man whose life seems to come to an end as he approaches the reality. It is a convincing story in which a person struggles to see the reality in the falsity he had created. The novella discusses a bitter and disturbing truth of human reality: the morale choices a person makes in his lifetime and the consequences he faces in his deathbed

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    While reading “The Raid” by Leo Tolstoy, one is instantly struck by the strong contrast between the peaceful nature scenes and the violent battle scenes. One minute the sounds of crickets and frogs are charmingly echoing through the night, and the next you can hear the “clang of a heavy gun” and the “sound of bayonets touching one another” (Tolstoy 20). In one scene, the generals and majors stand watching the gory battle below, yet they continue to discuss the beautiful nature around them as if nothing

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