In this section we learn that Levin has a sister whose estate he is managing. What do we know about this sister of Levin's?
Readers may be shocked to learn that Levin has a sister. (She was briefly mentioned in Part 1, but very briefly. The reader may have overlooked her.) While both of Levin's brothers are major characters in the novel, and we learn a lot about Levin's back story through flashbacks, we know almost nothing about this sister. She never makes an appearance in the novel. We never even learn her name.
What is the significance of Levin's participation in the mowing of his fields:
Possible points of discussion include (but are not limited to):
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