Seryozha is Anna’s and Alexis’ son who is a good-looking small boy. He doesn’t understand what is happening in his parents’ life. All he needs is care and love from the nearest and dearest. When Alexis finds out about Anna’s betrayal, he starts coldly treating Seryozha. The man forbids Anna to meet their son, and Lydia Ivanovna tells a lie to the boy that Anna is dead. However, Karenina is devoted to her dear Seryozha. He loves him and treats him with tenderness. On his birthday, she secretly meets him to give presents. It is a sweet and touching moment when mother and son meet after a long separation.
Seryozha Karenin in the Essays