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Now in full costume, fully disguised from each other Nicholas and Sonia “see” each other anew. But they are only playing at a game, they are changed outwardly and it’s confusing for them and they are not seeing reality as it is. And while this is a magical scene, it can only lead to sadness – as hinted earlier with the Contess Rostova’s treatment of Sonia.

This is a subtle jab at military uniforms, too.