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  • Anton Chekhov
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    Anton Chekhov is a Russian writer. He was born in 1860 in Taganro, Russia. His childhood was spent in the slums of a poor neighborhood. He and his brothers worked long hours in the shop owned by his father. Later, he develops pleurisy in his lungs which develops into tuberculosis. One year later, his father went bankrupt. His father had always dreamed of a better life, and had recently moved into a better house on a better street. To escape from being thrown in prison for not paying his debts, h...
  • Chekhov Captures Dmitrys
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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...
  • Every Aspect Of His Life And Chekhov
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    Anton Chekhov denied that any of his stories were autobiographical fiction, yet much of his work clearly grew out of his own experiences. From "An Attack of Nerves" to "Three Years", different aspects of his life were incorporated throughout his stories. Each stage of Chekhov's life made an impact in the tales he told. Chekhov's childhood was documented in great detail when he penned the story "Three Years". The main character Laptev could have been Anton or any one of his brothers. In the tale,...
  • Chekhov's Life
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    A Joke That Is Not So Funny 'Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day' (Russell). From this quote from Anton Chekhov, one can tell he viewed life in a very different way. Chekhov enjoyed writing stories about reality. He often wrote about tr...
  • Anton Chekhov
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    Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov was a man and author who overcame many obstacles during the course of his life. His contributions to literature were immense, but it came only through hard work and many failed attempts that he became the great author he is known as today. He was the poster-boy for art mimicking life. What Chekhov experienced and learned through his past was revealed through his writing. This was especially true for his plays, in particularly The Cherry Orchard. Anton Chekhov was born...
  • Chekhov For Being Objective
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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...
  • Story Continues Mashenka
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    Anton Chekhov Life and Influences Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia, the third of six children. His father, Pavel, was a grocer and his mother, Yevgeniya, was the daughter of a cloth merchant. In 1875 Pavel's business failed and, threatened with imprisonment, he fled to Moscow. Yevgeniya remained behind with Anton and his younger siblings, but soon lost the house to a local bureaucrat. At this point, she joined Pavel in Moscow taking all the children, with the except...
  • Chekhov's Short Stories
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    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was one of the greatest short story writers of all time. His stories evoked great emotion. It has been said that Chekhov's story is like a tortoise-all middle. The ending, never stated, is implicit in the frustration, nostalgia, loneliness, pretension, or despair of the story's one brief moment selected from a life to illuminate it in its entirety. In other words, even though, there is no ending, it is understood from the events in the story. You know on how the story is ...
  • Second Time By The Moscow Art Theater
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    Anton Pavlovitsj Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia. His father was a grocer and his fathers father a serf. At the tender age of fifteen Anton's father runs away from their hometown because he is bankrupt. Shortly after Anton and the rest of his family is kicked out of there home. Four years later they all come together again in Moscow. When Anton got older he started a career as a comical writer for small magazine companies. His pseudonym was Antosha Chek honte. Antosha wa...

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