ANNA KARENINA SUMMARY The Oblonsky family of Moscow is split apart simply by adultery. Dolly Oblonskaya provides caught her husband, Stiva, having an affair with the children's previous governess, and threatens to leave him. Stiva can be somewhat remorseful but mainly dazed and uncomprehending. Stiva's sister, Ould - Karenina, better half of the St Petersburg federal government official Karenin, arrives at the Oblonskys' to mediate. At some point, Anna has the capacity to bring Stiva and Dolly to a reconciliation.
\Meanwhile, Dolly's younger sister, Kitty, is usually courted by simply two suitors: Konstantin Levin, an awkward landowner, and Alexei Vronsky, a dashing military man. Pet turns straight down Levin in support of Vronsky, however, not long after, Vronsky meets Ould - Karenina and falls in love with her instead of Kitty. The devastated Kitty comes ill. Levin, depressed after having been declined by Pet, withdraws to his real estate in the country. Anna returns to St . Petersburg, reflecting on her infatuation with Vronsky, when she occurs home your woman dismisses that as a fleeting crush. Vronsky, however , follows Anna to St . Petersburg, and their mutual attraction intensifies as Ould - begins to mix with the freethinking social pair of Vronsky's aunty Betsy Tverskaya. At a celebration, Anna implores Vronsky to inquire Kitty's forgiveness; in response, he tells Anna that this individual loves her. Karenin moves home from your party exclusively, sensing that something is amiss. He talks to Ould - later in the evening about his suspicions concerning her and Vronsky, although she curtly dismisses his concerns.
A little while later, Vronsky participates in a military officers' horse race. Though an established horseman, this individual makes a blunder during the race, inadvertently breaking his horse's back. Karenin notices his wife's powerful interest in Vronsky during the competition. He confronts Anna after that, and the lady candidly admits to Karenin that she's having an affair which she loves Vronsky. Karenin is stunned.