Oct 5, 2013

Anna Karenina: Other (s), The other (s), Another


When I started watching this film, I thought I would not like it. However, it ended up being an awesome surprise.



The mazur and mazurek (i.e. small mazur), or in English mazurka, are general terms for a series of Polish folk dances in triple meter, which originated in the plains of Mazovia around Warsaw.

I. Watch the movie segment and fill in the gaps with others, otherthe others, or another.

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1. Princess Kitty  and her fiance were wearing fancy white outfits. However, the ________________  couples were in different colors, such as blue, black and yellow.

2. Most of the gentlemen  were dancing the mazurka  with the ladies. _____________ were standing on the balcony, watching ______________ couples dancing.
3. During the operetta, Anna Karenina was asked to dance by Princess Kitty’s fiance, since the princess was dancing with ________________ man.

4. Anna Karenina was so  involved during the dance that she didn’t notice the ___________ dancers around them.

5. Princess Kitty was so jealous that she could not stop staring at her fiance dancing with Anna Karenina. ___________ couples also noticed her jealousy. ____________  did  not.

6. One lady looked at them with disapproval. _____________ one did not like Anna Karenina’s behavior. 
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Answer Key:

Princess Kitty  and her fiance were wearing fancy white outfits. However, the other couples were in different colors, such as blue, black and yellow.

Most of the gentlemen  were dancing the mazurka  with the ladies. Others were standing on the balcony, watching other couples dancing.

During the operetta, Anna Karenina was asked to dance by Princess Kitty’s fiance, since the princess was dancing with another man.

Anna Karenina was so  involved during the dance that she didn’t notice the other dancers around them.

Princess Kitty was so jealous that she could not stop staring at her fiance dancing with Anna Karenina. Other couples also noticed her jealousy.  Others did  not.

One lady looked at them with disapproval. Another one did not like Anna Karenina’s behavior. 


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