Please address the following question as completely and thoughtfully as you can. As always, if you find someone else's comment to the question intriguing, please feel free to respond, question, or comment to him or her as well - keeping in mind that we are always kind and respectful of one another and our individual opinions.
How is Tolstoy's 19th century story about a Russian peasant's drive for land relevant to people living in the United States in the 21st century?
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McDougall Littel. "Extend Interpretations." The Language of Literature: World Literature. Ed. Arthur Applebee. Boston: McDougall Littel, 2006. 972.