Short Story The Lady With The Pet Dog

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Love is a topic that is either well-spoken of or not spoken of at all. Love is different to each individual. Some see love as something beautiful while others see love as evil or some type of trap. According to the short story “The Lady with the Pet Dog”, love is both beautiful and a trap for our main characters. There are many different types of love that our main characters have but it all depends on the person they love. When the story first begins we learn about one of the main characters, Dmitri Dmitritch Gurov. The reader’s learn that he is married but isn’t satisfied with his wife. They married at a young age and is sleeping around with other women. After analyzing what Dmitri has went through and is doing now this seems …show more content…
At first he was infatuated with her appearance and felt the need to get in bed with her, which is what Dmitri usually did with other women. When he finally got her attention he was able to get in bed with her but kept seeing her afterwards. They went on adventures far away in secrecy for they both were already married. After all their adventure Anna had left the town they were in to return to her husband but they knew that that was going to be the last time they were going to ever see each other …show more content…
She too married at a young age and has fallen out of love with her husband. Although she does sleep around with other men her conscience catches up with her and she has a fit with whomever she is sleeping with at the time. I don’t believe she expected to find true love in Dmitri though. It was hard for her to leave him but even harder to see him when he decided to show up in her home town to tell her that he loved her while she was out with her husband. Although she was upset with the encounter she did express her love towards

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