As Dolly travels toward the estate, she mentally excuses Anna for her betrayal of Serezha
and Karenin, musing that, were she in Anna's place, she might have done the same thing herself.
Anna's maternal capacities have been restricted and denied to her newborn child by her illness; they will also be denied to Serezha
by Karenin's hurt pride.
In Pirates, however, the hero (Serezha) never assumes the leadership role.
(88) In the 1980 konkurs, Nikolai Eremenko won "Best Actor" for his role as Serezha. Rachuk commented on the konkurs, stating, "Although your sympathy was split [among the previous year's blockbusters], we suppose that in the present case, all the spectators are correct." (89) Correctness, in this case, pointed toward the very act of attendance, rather than the sense for an artistically elevated work of art or a feeling of political sophistication.
(her son) has a classmate whose father works at court, at the small claims court.
"See here, Serezha
," she said, carefully placing the pictures in front of him.
And finally, as implied by the drunken and unbalanced con-maker Serezha
, the inventor Vergazov falls to his death from his thirteenth-floor window.
The two acts are largely devoted to a flashback dream-sequence in which the tortured writer Serezha
(another compelling portrayal for Jeremy Huw Williams to add to his portfolio) relives crucial events of his recent past.
Finally, there is Serezha
, the "villain" of the piece (if one exists): his questioning of all moral rules ("Why is it forbidden?") leads him into a life of decadent sensuality and physical debauchery.
But in spite of this, "the numerous novels, tales and stories did not become a bridge linking the earthly reality with which we are well-acquainted and the sphere retained in Serezha
's memory." Serezha
is one of the aliases used by the extraterrestrial visitor who wants to utilize science fiction in order to establish "a bridge between two civilizations." (33)
Sergey Alexeyich Karenin, called Serezha
, Anna Karenina's bewildered young son.
is stripped down to his pants, she's in a corset and there's not a hint of embarrassment to be seen anywhere.