19% done with War and Peace


We finally came back around to Pierre. We see how his life has been nothing but miserable since becoming one of the wealthiest men in Russia. He has not learned how to put his life in order. And he knows this at some level and his rashness with this duel is an attempt at him to have some control in life. Yet there really isn’t any proof that Dolokhov is guilty and so Pierre is unsure.