The Lady With The Dog Chekhov

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Emulation of Two Writer’s Perspective How do Anton Chekhov and Leo Tolstoy address competing European values in the 19th century? My problem is not how they address those values, but how they made their point of view about these values influential in the community (their readers) either in a positive or negative way. Tolstoy and Chekhov are both respectable Russian writers. They wrote poetry and stories that were in the same European community and the rest of the world. Even though both authors have different thoughts and conflicting views about some values in their culture, their literary works are utilized as reference to religious matters, philosophical explanation, models of good literature and historical discourse. I will explain more…show more content…
Both tales are about an unhappy married woman who is unfaithful to her mate and having an affair with some other human being. Although the woman in Tolstoy’s story has Dog while the other woman in Chekhov’s story does not have any Dog but still, the women in both stories goes by the name “Anna” which proves how accurate the article is and how the sources she used to support her thesis. Chekhov and Tolstoy’s stories are not the only evidence she used as a reference. However, they are the main ones that supports her thesis and the purpose of her article. She also referred to stories like Vladimir Makanin’s “Underground or a Hero of Our Time”, Evgenii Popov’s “On the Eve of Eve”, Sergey Soloukh’s “Sergeant Prishibeev’s Club of Lonely Hearts”, and many others. The article also came from the Russian review journal that was peer-reviewed and edited by some scholars. Based on the amount of stories/data used to support this article and her thesis, I think that the article has sufficient evidence to be considered as a good secondary source. Although the writer based her thesis on just two materials from two authors, she later added other reliable sources to the whole article to make it trustworthy and believable. She also made reference to Liudmila Petrushevskaia’s story “The Lady with the Dogs”…show more content…
Still, I don’t think the information in this article will be accepted by a wide audience. I would suppose the accuracy in the article are not to be questioned at all, because Rollefson applied Chekhov’s story “The Beggar” to the theory of justification and how the metamorphosis of the beggar’s lifestyle through the assistance of the lawyer showed an instance of “Salvation”. And justification means being outright or being saved, so that got the lawyer feel about doing something correctly. “Thank you for your kind words and deeds. What you said that day was excellent. I am grateful to you and to your cook. God bless that kind, noble-hearted woman. What you said that day was excellent; I am indebted to you as long as I live, of course. But it was your cook, Olga, who really saved me” the beggar said to the lawyer and he was surprised. The lawyer plays a part in the transformation of the beggar’s life but little did he recognize that his maid was the primary cause of the beggar’s transformation and he wanted all the praises to himself. Tolstoy’s “The Death of Ivan llyitch” also support the Rollerfson’s thesis. The story was about a Russian lawyer that became a high court judge, he was a very good judge but his position could not save him

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