The Trousseau by Anton Chekhov

In The Trousseau by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of fear, apprehension, hope, aspiration, selfishness and marriage. Taken from his Selected Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of fear. There is a sense that […]

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The Looking-Glass by Anton Chekhov

In The Looking-Glass by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of devotion, loneliness, escape, fear, love, dedication, hope, defeat and independence. Taken from his Selected 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. Though Nellie’s account of what […]

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A Malefactor by Anton Chekhov

In A Malefactor by Anton Chekhov we have the theme of justice, poverty, responsibility, control and hardship. Taken from his Selected Stories collection the story is narrated in third person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Chekhov may be exploring the theme of justice. There is a sense that the magistrate is not […]

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