Essays Tagged: "Anton Chekhov"

'Misery' by Antov Chekhov

ng to speak with any humans, Iona is resigned to speak with his horse.At the beginning of the story Anton Chekhov sets the environment for the story. 'The twilight of evening.' (30) While reading this ... the story. 'The twilight of evening.' (30) While reading this story, I envision the scenery by what Anton Chekhov wrote. 'Big flakes of wet snow are whirling lazily about the street lamps, which have ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Reality, Illusion, and Foolish Pride in The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, and Galileo by Bertolt Brecht

In the plays The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, and Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, the protagonists' ment ... ish pride that motivated their decision, leads to their personal downfall.In The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov, Gayev and Miss Ranevsky, along with the majority of their family, refuse to believe t ...

(7 pages) 141 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The following is a mythical analysis of "The Bear" by Anton Chekhov. The paper encompasses the author's background and the mythical content and/or analogy in his story, The Bear.

Anton Chekhov and The BearA myth is a story or part of a story that is based on tradition or legend, ... have survived the ages, and are often given credit for a particular path ones' life might take (24).Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia (Fen- intro). He was a short-story wr ... cal degree in Moscow. Under this strain he contracted tuberculosis, which ravaged him all his life (Anton).Early in his career, he mastered the form of the one-act and produced several masterpieces to ...

(4 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Stories of Ambiguity by Anton Chekhov.

AmbiguityAnton Chekhov's short and fictional stories played an important role in the history of literature. C ... whether Gurov changes or not. Clearly seen in the story, the ambiguity lies in the ending, just as Anton Chekhov intended it to. Therefore the ambiguous element is the ending of the story and not whe ...

(5 pages) 74 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"One of Ibsen's Great Themes is a Radical Misery, a Deep Inhibition of Pleasure" (Michael Goldman).

ichael Goldman). Consider the Representation of Repression in Two or More Plays.Both Russian writer Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) and Norway's Henrik Ibsen (1828-1904) grew up in families whose position i ... d. Chekhov's Great Plays - A Critical Anthology. New York: New York University Press. 1981.Chekhov, Anton. Three Sisters. Trans. Stephen Mulrine. London: Nick Hern Books. 1994.Clyman, Toby W. ed. A Ch ...

(13 pages) 62 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Anton Chekhov "Three Sisters".

The Three SistersBy: Anton ChekhovGENRE: Russian DramaSETTING: Various rooms in the house of Prozorov, a small country to ...

(3 pages) 80 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Lady with the Pet Dog" by Anton Chekhov.

In reading the short story The Lady with the Pet Dog by Anton Chekhov one can make many assumptions about the main characters. The short story is about an a ...

(4 pages) 171 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay describes Anton Chekhov's famous response, "A carrot is a carrot and nothing else is known."

A Carrot is a Carrot!!!There once lived a popular writer named Anton Chekhov. He wrote many outstanding and world renowned books and other pieces of literature. Pe ... "That's like asking what a carrot is. A carrot is a carrot and nothing more is known." Exactly what Anton meant by this is unknown and has had much debate.As a writer I feel that Chekhov meant that li ... you the way you please.As is self evident, the thirst for the meaning of life was not quenched with Anton Chekhov's simple and smart remark. As much as you will read into it is as much reading into as ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Louisa May Alcott

s, that were realistic, between the 1840's and the 1890's were Gustave Flaubert; Guy de Maupassant; Anton Chekhov; George Eliot; Mark Twain and William Dean Howells, the pioneers of realism; Henry Jam ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Departure From Serfdom The Cherry Orchard Analysis

The Cherry OrchardBy Anton ChekhovDeparture from SerfdomThe Cherry Orchard was penned in the middle of one the greatest a ... in the middle of one the greatest ages of social upheaval in the history of the world. Its author, Anton Chekhov, was born in Russia in 1860, the year before Alexander II, czar of Russia, abolished s ...

(4 pages) 77 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison of Love in the stories, "The Darling" by Anton Chekhov, and "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The two stories "The Darling" by Anton Chekhov and "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald both revolve around love. Olenka in "The Da ... n is described as "a small thin man, with a yellow face, and curls combed forward on his forehead" (Anton Chekhov 280), and he is certainly not the kind of man any woman would fall for naturally. Yet ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Darling", by Anton Chekhov.

In the story "The Darling", by Anton Chekhov, Chekhov has a sympathetic attitude towards Olenka. According to him Olenka was a pers ...

(1 pages) 50 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Exploring writers of romanticsm and realism

ng Frederick Douglass (1818?-1895), Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) and Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). These writers and their works, "Hedda Gabler", "The Cherry Orchard" and " ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Vanka

This paper is a review of "Vanka" by Anton Chekhov. Chekhov was a nineteenth-century Russian writer whose grandfather had been a serf and ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Lady with the Pet Dog" by Anton Chekhov.

"The Lady with the Pet Dog", was written by Anton Chekhov. He was a popular Russian writer, He was born in 1860 and died in 1904. Chekhov began ...

(5 pages) 106 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Summary/Book Report on the short story, "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov.

hoose between spending the rest of your life in solitary confinement or death. Which do you choose? Anton Chekhov presents the pros and cons of both options in his short story, The Bet.In this story, ...

(1 pages) 12166 0 2.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In what ways does Tennessee Williams challenge the conventions of naturalistic theatre in The Glass Menagerie in order to develop his main themes?

ecause Tennessee Williams was greatly influenced by European playwrights such as Eugene O'Neill and Anton Chekhov. Chekhovian elements such as irony, pathos and comedy characterises The Glass Menageri ...

(5 pages) 52 1 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Symbolism; Anton Chekhov The Seagull

ations, often using unusual stage setting and ethereal dramatic action and language. The Seagull By Anton Chekhov is a great example of symbolism. The play explores the relationship between a young ma ... stage setting and ethereal dramatic action and language. Symbolism can be seen almost anywhere and Anton Chekhov's The Seagull is a great play to show all the different types.

(3 pages) 40 1 4.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Edgar Allan Poe; brief description of his life, abilities and writing style, The Tell-Tale Heart

The modern short story is attributed to three main authors: Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, and Anton Chekhov. Each of these authors offered something different to the period, not only in a litera ...

(2 pages) 44 2 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Tragedy or Comedy

Three sisters written by Anton chekhov is a play about three prozorov sisters living with their brother, Andrei, who wants to ...

(5 pages) 35 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature