18% done with War and Peace


When Rostov sees his hero, the Emperor, he fails to act and I believe this adds to his inner anger at life. But where Andrei meets his, Napoleon, he couldn’t care less. Andrei has glimpsed something greater in life and though he will not have a religious conversion, he does seem to grow cynical and more distant towards all other people because why should any of this matter? All men are insignificant.