21% done with War and Peace


Like his father, Nikolai is easily influenced, but being life inexperienced he’s susceptible to fall under the influence of bad people: Dolokhov. I do wonder if Dolokhov really did love Sonya which is why he’s going to be so cruel to the Rostov’s the rest of the novel. He wants to be part of the family like Denisov (Denisov is actually mentioned this chapter in comparison, too) but he’ll never be. Resents it