Anton Chekhov

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  • The Bet Anton Chekhov Analysis

    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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  • The Preacher And The Tartar In In Exile By Anton Chekhov

    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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  • Analysis Of The Lady With The Dog By Anton Chekhov

    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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  • The Failure By Anton Chekhov

    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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  • Comparison Of Anton Chekhov's 'The Lady With The Pet Dog'

    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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  • Theme Of Morality In The Lady With The Dog

    However, the complication arises at the area between the white and black: the grey. The grey area possesses no absolute verdict, for one can be both morally right and wrong. Russian realist Anton Chekhov implements such perception as he colours the story with white, black, and grey. An exploration of “The Lady with The Dog” serves to examine his employment of colour in addressing the issue of morality, specifically regarding the characters’ actions, and in part, the conveyance of his personal…

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  • The Bet By Anton Chekhov Essay

    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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  • Major Play Chekhov Essay

    Ashley Roberts Mr. Johnson World History 22 November 2017 Chekhov: The Major Plays “Chekhov: The Major Plays” is a novel written by Anton Chekhov about four plays that he wrote himself. The plays this novel is about are “The Sea Gull”, “Uncle Vanya”, “The Three Sisters”, and “The Cherry Orchard”. Born in Taganrog, Russia in the 1860’s, Anton Chekhov was a Russian literary figure. He also was known as one of the best playwrights in this time period. He wrote comedies and tragedies in his…

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  • Themes In Hills Like White Elephants

    Dogs on Hills In the short story, "Hills like White Elephants," by author Ernest Hemingway who was published in 1927 writes about a couple waiting for their train to arrive. An American man and the girl he calls "Jig" in Spain. Throughout this story the American is trying to convince Jig to have a particular operation. Which the readers later find out is an abortion. On another note, in the story, "The Lady with the Dog" written by Anton Chekhov who was published in 1899 talks about an older…

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  • How Much Does A Man Need By Leo Tolstoy

    Ivan Markovitch informs Sasha Uskov, “We have decided to pay the sum…” (857). After Sasha Uskov had cashed in a fake IOU document at a bank, he has put himself, as well as, his family into a difficult situation. The Uskov family is honorable and bringing Sasha’s crime publicly before a court will ruin the Uskov family name. In order to preserve their family name, Sasha does not receive any legal punishment or do time for his wrongdoing, but instead his uncles pay the debt for him. John W. Fiero,…

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