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  • 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...
  • Gray Dismal Surroundings Entrap Iona
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    Antov Chekhov's 'Misery': All Gray Curtis W Moore Eng. 102 Dr. McCoy 30 Oct. 96 Theme 2-1 In the story 'Misery' by Antov Chekhov, I identified despair and misery as a theme. The surroundings amplify the sentiment of the main character, Iona Potapov. Cold and gray surrounds' Iona Potapov and he is extremely miserable. Iona Potapov wants to speak to another human about his son's death but no one will listen. Failing to speak with any humans, Iona is resigned to speak with his horse. At the beginni...
  • Emotions And Thoughts From Annas Husband
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    Point of View in Chekhovs and Oatess The Lady with the Pet Dog Anton Chekhov and Joyce Oates both approached this short story from the third-person narrator. The main difference is how Chekhov entertained the male perspective of love while Oates indulged in the weakening aspect of the feminine side. Chekhov used a limited omniscient narrator who only knows Gurovs inner thoughts and feelings. He reveals the point of view by not including any feminine thoughts and emotions throughout the story onl...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Chekhov's Use
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    Chekhov's story, A Chameleon, centres on the injustice of the Russian society and the privileges received by the upper class. Chekhov lived in a society where the only peaceful way to bring about a change in conditions was to educate people of the society's shortcomings through the use of satire. Therefore Chekhov's purpose in writing the story is to draw his reader's attention to the inequalities in society, in an attempt to bring about reform. He does this through the literary techniques used ...

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