Ivan’s brother-in-law is his wife, Praskovya’s, brother, a man who visits several months after Ivan has fallen ill. Upon setting his eyes on Ivan, the brother-in-law can’t hide how alarmed he is by the profound physical change Ivan has undergone. Noting his brother-in-law’s reaction, Ivan fully grasps just how serious his condition truly is.
Ivan’s Brother-In-Law Character Timeline in The Death of Ivan Ilyich
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...Feeling abandoned, he takes a leave of absence to rest in the countryside at his brother-in-law’s house. After just a short time of lounging with the family, though, he decides to... (full context)