• Book Report On Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov
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    Book Report on Dostoevsky's 'The Brothers Karamazov " CHARACTERIZATION The main characters of Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov are, as the title suggests, the members of the Karamazov 'family,' if it can indeed be called such. The only things that the members of this family share are a name and the 'Karamazov curse,' a legacy of base impulses and voluptuous lust. References to this tendency towards immorality are sprinkled heavily throughout the novel; phrases such as 'a brazen brow and...
  • Pet Dog Chekhov Love Story
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    The Lady With the Pet Dog, written by Anton Chekhov, is a passionate love story portraying betrayal at its greatest. The story presents a deceiving nature that perfectly depicts real life in most of society today. The title gives the impression that this story is just a simple-minded one, but in reality it truly recognizes the mysteries that develop right under our noses. This story is about the confusing and unexpected forbidden love that evolves between two people. Anton Chekhov writes The Lad...
  • Main Character Reader Love Story
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    Though the similarities and differences of characterization in Chekhov and Oates's different versions of "The Lady with the Pet Dog" are evident, the purpose only becomes clear for the reader when the two versions are read and compared. The stories have different settings, but the characters in the story remain the same. There is Anna, Dmitry, and their families. Although their families are mentioned, each member remains without any description and therefore they begin to seem almost unimportant...
  • Color Gray Dmitry Life Anna
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    Black or White When reading "The Lady With the Pet Dog", written by Anton Check hov, one cannot help but notice the multiple times that the color gray is mentioned. Gray is actually referred to nine times throughout this story. When reading it, the word seems to almost eat at a person with its nagging to be noticed. However, in order to discover the meaning of gray in this story, one must look much deeper than words, and into the probable thoughts and feelings of the characters. Gray is first m...
  • Pet Dog Anna Version Lady
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    Contrasting views of adultery between Joyce Carol Oates and Anton Chekovs The Lady with the Pet Dog The underlining theme of the two renditions of the story The Lady with the Pet Dog, are the two affairs that took place and the difference in the way that the affairs are portrayed. In Anton Chekovs version, which was written in 1899 and set in Russia, the main character is Dmitry Dmitrich Gurov, a married but lonely man who by chance meets a younger lady named Anna Sergeyevna who is in a similar ...
  • Anton Chekhov Dmitry And Anna
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    In the short story "Lady with a Pet Dog", Anton Chekhov is ridiculed for being immoral for he depicts an adulterous relationship between the characters Dmitry Gu rov and Anna Sergeyevna. Since Chekhov refrained from giving his views on this situation he has been condemned for being objective. In reality, Anton Chekhov knows what they are doing is wrong and immoral yet it is just the simple fact that he feels it is not his job to judge them. He writes, "Let the jury judge them; it s my job simply...
  • Lady With Lapdog Anton Chekhov
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    By Lori Mock In the story Lady with Lapdog, author, Anton Chekhov uses the plot and setting he created for this story to explain why people have relationships. Why do men and women have attraction to one another? In this story, author, Anton Chekhov tries to explain why people need each other. It is no secret or surprise that humans need to find companionship and love. Why would this be? The most valid reason would be to continue on the species through reproduction. In the story Lady with Lapdog...