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    decisions that makes them regret afterwards. For example, People gamble and lose all of their money, make bets on things that they are not a hundred percent sure of. We can see such examples from people’s life experience and from many movies and various literatures. In the short story “The Bet”, Anton Chekhov wrote about two gentleman who make bet on whether life imprisonment or execution is more moral than the other. The lawyer, who went to prison tried to prove that going to prison is better than execution, later regrets making the bet. At the same time the banker who bet the lawyer would not stay in prison for fifteen years later regrets making that bet because the lawyer was so close to winning his prize. The author…

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    Anton Chekhov was a talented Russian playwright and shorty story author. He was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia. Chekhov led a life filled with plights and hardships, and he struggled to make ends meet as his father lived on a day to day paycheck while drowning in his debt. Chekhov’s mother and younger siblings followed Chekhov’s father while he fled to Moscow in order to escape his creditors; however, Chekhov remained in Taganrog to complete his high school graduation and soon,…

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    In Exile” is a short story written by Anton Chekhov and is based on his real life experiences. This is one of the few stories that arose directly from Chekhov 's extended trip to Sakhalin Island in 1890 (Coulehan). He carefully recorded the misery of the inhabitants of the five-hundred-mile long island by speaking up to 160 people each day (Gale). Chekhov tells a story of several men that are in exile and the exchange that takes place between two of the men. A third-person narrator tells us,…

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    Through out the readings and discussions one specific idea that I found to be the most intriguing was dissatisfaction. Elements of dissatisfaction showed itself in many of the short story in this section. I thought it was interesting to read how the characters in their respective stories reacted to dissatisfaction and how they came up with there own unique conclusions of how they should deal with it. In the short story “The Lady with the Dog” by Anton Chekhov, dissatisfaction is seen in Dmitri…

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    It is important that a story contains some sort of conflict, whether it be big or small, to give the audience something to be interested in. Without a conflict, many stories would not have a purpose. Many times, those conflicts end up teaching the readers a lesson or give the audience an insight into the world. ¨The Lady with the Dog¨ is a short story by Anton Chekhov that is centered around a woman and a man who meet and end up falling in love despite the fact that they both are involved in…

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    The Favour Dimitri Arshavin sighed and said, “Alright, I’ll go.” This was the third time in three days that Dimitri volunteered to go shop-lifting. After Alexander Larson, the Swedish expert in burglary, got arrested in attempt to rob a extortionate restaurant, every Alley-Mugger turned down the offer to purloin a thing in his life. Except for Dimitri, of course. Dimitri Arshavin was born and raised in Russia, where he learned to get in and out of things as fast as one’s legs can carry one. But…

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    suitable answers on how to solve the problem of feeling worthless. In our everyday lives, however, we don’t seem to discuss or even confront human worth and yet we try to go on as if we can perfectly comprehend all it means. In all reality most people avoid the subject and try to do anything but solve the problems we may have. Anton Chekhov, a Russian playwright, seems to portray a much more common view of life. In his play Uncle Vanya we see, as with many other Chekhov plays, how the main…

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    emotionally. The reason behind infidelity is irrelevant but the idea itself is of great interest to Anton Chekhov because it’s the central plot in “The Lady with the Dog.” Anton Chekhov was a Russian playwright and writer, who focused specifically on short stories. Chekhov’s works weren’t political and served no social value because his writing has been “… a profound understanding of human nature and the ways in which ordinary events can carry deeper meaning” (Anton Chekhov Biography 1). “The…

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    When one contemplates about a author that makes the reader analyze and investigate each individual word and action of the characters, William Shakespeare, George Orwell and Stephen King come to mind. However, one that makes the reader feel as if they were present in the character situation or time period is, Anton Chekhov. This brilliant author proposed many ideas about the Russian culture and their beliefs; an example can be seen as The Bet. From this story, one can investigate the question,…

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    Not the Dogs! Anton Chekhov wrote the short story “The Lady with the Pet Dog” in 1899; in 1972 Joyce Oates retold Chekhov’s story by the same name. Oates’s retelling of Chekhov’s story is from the woman’s perspective rather than the man 's; some critics claim that Chekhov’s version is superior, and I am inclined to agree. Chekhov’s version of the story is more interesting than Oates’s version due the use the setting, structure, and perspective. Both Chekhov’s and Oates’s versions use setting…

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