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Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy Summary
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Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy Summary

Characters

Marya Alexandrovnaappears in Family Happiness

Marya Alexandrovna is the well-to-do wife of Sergey Mikhaylych who becomes bored in her marriage and then becomes uncomfortable around her husband. She then decides she is unhappy. She is also the narrator of the story, who confesses towards the end that her happiness increases when she learns to accept her husband and marriage.

Sergey Mikhaylychappears in Family Happiness

Sergey Mikhaylych is described by his wife as "middle-aged, tall, robust, and always in good spirits." When his wife becomes depressed, he takes her to Petersburg to cheer her up. This works for a while, but they both soon fall prey to boredom and jealousy.

Katyaappears in Family Happiness

Katya is an old friend of the Alexandrovna family, and governess to sisters Marya and Sonya.

Sonyaappears in Family Happiness

Sonya is Marya Anexandrovna's younger sister.

Dmitri Olenin appears in The Cossacks

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