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In part two chapter three Kittys broken heart causes her health to decline There is a moment in this part of the story that Tolstoy adds to show that money and social status should not be the reasons for marriage Kitty realizes this when she finds out about Anna and Vronsky Kitty has something that sets her apart from the other women in her family pride Her pride makes her different from her sisters and her mother in that she does not want to marry someone that she does not love and vice versa What she says tells the reader that she will not put up with adultery This particular moment occurs between Kitty and her sister Dolly while they are having a conversation about what is making her ill and how she should be cured The moment begins when Darya Alexandrovna brings up Levins name The mention of Levins name seemed to deprive Kitty of the last vestige of self-control She leaped up from her chair and flinging her clasp on the ground she gesticulated rapidly with her hands and said why bring Levin in too I cant understand what you want to torment me for Ive told you and I say it again that I have some pride and never NEVER would I do as youre doing - go back to a man whos deceived you who has cared for another woman I cant understand it You may but I cant When Kitty says this she hurts her sister but Dolly probably understands and agrees with what her sister is sayingIn this scene she speaks of having pride and says that she could never go back to someone who has betrayed her This shows that she is destined to be different than the rest of the women in her family and society also She sees what her sister is going through with her cheating husband and the humiliation that she must suffer because
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