About Love by Anton Chekhov

About Love- Anton Chekhov

In About Love by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of connection, honour, loss, letting go, acceptance and love. Taken from his Complete Short Stories collection the story for the main is narrated in the first person by a man called Pavel and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of connection. Pavel […]

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The Husband by Anton Chekhov

The Husband - Anton Chekhov

In The Husband by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of escape, hope, happiness, paralysis, fear and control. Taken from his Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of escape. The ladies in the town look […]

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Art by Anton Chekhov

Art - Anton Chekhov

In Art by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of control, glory, selfishness, triumph and fear. Taken from his Collected Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of control. Seryozhka likes to control Matvey when it comes […]

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Fat and Thin by Anton Chekhov

In Fat and Thin by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of social status, respect, class, perception, self-importance, discontent, equality, appearance and change. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of social […]

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Sleepy by Anton Chekhov

In Sleepy by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of struggle, class, longing, acceptance, infanticide and desperation. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of struggle. Varka spends both her night and […]

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Rothschild’s Fiddle by Anton Chekhov

In Rothschild’s Fiddle by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of sadness, gratitude, anger, paralysis, loss, grief, class and acceptance. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of grief. Not only does […]

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The Chorus Girl by Anton Chekhov

In The Chorus Girl by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of adultery, identity, remorse, desperation, independence, trust, guilt and loneliness. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov is not only exploring the theme of adultery but […]

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An Inquiry by Anton Chekhov

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In An Inquiry by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of corruption, power, ignorance, arrogance and acceptance. Taken from his The Collected Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of corruption. To grab the attention of the […]

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A Lady’s Story by Anton Chekhov

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In A Lady’s Story by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of love, happiness, social order, appearance, regret, change, loneliness, loss and acceptance. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by a woman called Natalya Vladimirovna and after reading the story it becomes clear to the reader that Chekhov may be […]

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A Work of Art by Anton Chekhov

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In A Work of Art by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of gratitude, poverty, perception, morality, independence, paralysis and social opinion. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of gratitude. Sasha […]

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An Avenger by Anton Chekhov

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In An Avenger by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of infidelity, trust, revenge, shame and pride Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story it becomes clear to the reader that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of infidelity. Sigaev’s […]

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Dreams by Anton Chekhov

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In Dreams by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of appearance, identity, struggle, freedom, hopes and aspirations. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story it becomes clear to the reader that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of appearance. The […]

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Minds in Ferment by Anton Chekhov

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In Minds in Ferment by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of curiosity, control, independence, change, corruption and authority. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of curiosity. Each individual who looks […]

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The Post by Anton Chekhov

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In The Post by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of anger, fear, control, adventure and innocence. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of anger. Throughout the story there is a […]

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The Huntsman by Anton Chekhov

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In The Huntsman by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of love, confidence, independence, sadness, letting go and regret. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of love. There is very little […]

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A Slander by Anton Chekhov

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In A Slander by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of class, conflict, gossip, paranoia, appearance, trust and responsibility. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of class. Each individual […]

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A Happy Ending by Anton Chekhov

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In A Happy Ending by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of marriage, happiness, loneliness, choice, control, indecision and desperation. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story it becomes clear to the reader that Chekhov is exploring the theme of […]

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In the Graveyard by Anton Chekhov

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In In the Graveyard by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of mortality, forgiveness, fear, discomfort, letting go, acceptance and insecurity. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story it becomes clear to the reader that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of […]

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The Death of a Government Clerk by Anton Chekhov

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In The Death of a Government Clerk by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of embarrassment, fear, anxiety, worry, insecurity and appearance. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of […]

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A Joke by Anton Chekhov

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In A Joke by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of fear, confusion, anxiety, uncertainty, innocence, commitment, paralysis and love. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed male narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of fear. […]

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The Schoolmaster by Anton Chekhov

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In The Schoolmaster by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of dedication, commitment, struggle, denial, selflessness, anger and pity. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of dedication. Fyodor Lukitch never forgets about […]

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A Pink Stocking by Anton Chekhov

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In A Pink Stocking by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of control, independence, submission, guilt, criticism, equality and expression. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises just how much control Somov has over Lidotchka. Throughout the story he […]

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The Darling by Anton Chekhov

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In The Darling by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of dependency, independence, identity, devotion, fear, paralysis and insecurity. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of dependency. Olenka seems to be […]

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Vanka by Anton Chekhov

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In Vanka by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of desperation, innocence, compassion, suffering and commitment. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises just how desperate Vanka is to return home to his grandfather. By writing his letter to his grandfather […]

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The Lottery Ticket by Anton Chekhov

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In The Lottery Ticket by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of hope, aspiration, selfishness, power, greed, control, freedom and satisfaction. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of hope […]

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