Essay on Anton Chekhov

Not a Nincompoop?

NOT A NINCOMPOOP? A look at “A Nincompoop” by Anton Chekhov In day-to-day life, there are often incidents or even common behaviours demonstrated by some that lead others to believe that the person is a nincompoop. Some of those who have been called a Nincompoop possess certain characteristics that a typical Nincompoop exhibits. However, the […]

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Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov

The play ‘Three Sisters’ by Anton Chekhov takes place over a several year period in a small Russian provincial town at the turn of the twentieth century. Chekhov is recognised as a playwright who had similar ideas about naturalistic theatre as Stanislavaski did. This is realised in ‘Three Sisters’ by the fact that there is […]

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Three Sisters, Anton Chekhov

In order to do this with any degree of veracity or indeed pertinence to the job at hand, we must examine Toozenbach as an individual. Toozenbach, (sometimes spelt Tuzenbach) or Nikolai Lvovich is a baron and leftenant in the army. His full name or rather title is Baron Toozenbach-Krone-Alschauer, a German name clearly, and a […]

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Anton Chekhov Analysis

Anton Chekhov is one of the most influential playwrights in the 20th century Russia. His literary works influenced greatly the 21st century writers. He was famous for writing hundreds of short stories and plays. His wrote stories with subjective interpretation to readers rather than a straight forward story telling. Four of his major plays were […]

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Comentary on Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov

The above passage is a dialog extracted from the third act of Chekhov’s play The Three Sisters. The work was written In Russia in the year 1900. This was during the final years of the Russian Empire, where the small portion of upper-class families would live in luxury and languor, while the peasants in the […]

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Anton Chekhov

I. Biography of the Author Anton Chekhov: The Russian author Anton Chekhov is among the major short-story writers and dramatists in history. He wrote seventeen plays and almost six hundred stories. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born in Taganrog in South Russia on the Azov Sea on January 17, 1860. He was the third of six […]

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Lottery Ticket

This essay analysis of “The Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov will mainly review the changing attitudes of Ivan towards his wife and family as the short story develops, and the techniques that the author uses in order to build tension and interest in the story and in the fate of the couple. Anton Chekhov gets […]

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