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Chekhov"s art, a stylistic analysis by P. M. BitНЎsilli

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Published by Ardis in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Technique

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Edition Notes

StatementPeter M. Bitsilli ; translated by Toby W. Clyman & Edwina Jannie Cruise.
LC ClassificationsPG3458.Z8 B513 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3160764M
ISBN 100882334891
LC Control Number83002493

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Chekhov's gun (Russian: Чеховское ружьё) is a dramatic principle that states that every element in a story must be necessary, and irrelevant elements should be removed. Elements should not appear to make "false promises" by never coming into play. The statement is recorded in letters by Anton Chekhov several times, with some variation: Novel: The Shooting Party (). He says that the solution to this problem is to equally spread out the work to eve rye person, rich or poor, to be two to three hours a day. With the rest of the time on our hands, he suggests we use it to study religion and science in order to find the meaning of life, because e if we all put our minds to it, we will truly find the true mysteries of the universe. Labels: english literature, k. madhavarajan, arajan, literary essays, madurai, summary of Anton Chekhov's "A work of Art" 1 comment: varsha 11 February at This text is social genre because the author describe social, professional spheres of life with the help of such vocabulary as: art, novel, plots and so on. Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on Stylistic Analysis Just from $13,9/Page.

Chekhov’s “Sakhalin Island,” his long investigation of prison conditions in Siberia, is the best work of journalism written in the nineteenth century.   His short stories explore life's mysteries and mundanity in equal measure. James Lasdun celebrates Chekhov on the th anniversary of his birth. Anton Chekhov was born on the feast day of St. Anthony the Great (17 January Old Style) 29 January in Taganrog, a port on the Sea of Azov in southern was the third of six surviving children. His father, Pavel Yegorovich Chekhov, the son of a former serf and his Ukrainian wife, was from the village Olhovatka (Voronezh Governorate) and ran a grocery store. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Alan Twigg, the chief editor and publisher of the Canadian book review magazine BC Bookworld wrote, ‘one can argue Anton Chekhov is the second-most popular writer on the planet. Only Shakespeare outranks Chekhov in terms of movie adaptations of their work, according to the movie database IMDb. As a writer of short fiction, Chekhov is indebted to such literary giants as Maupassant, Tolstoy, and Turgenev, but his own influence on western literature has been immense. The author's masterful handling of prose, as well as his sensitivity towards character, mood, and setting, impressed authors as diverse as E. M. Forster and Virginia Woolf. Anton Chekhov's Writing Career Six Principles of a Good Story The Turning Point Writing Style Background Chekhov often expressed his ideas about writing in letters to his family and also his peers. On , Chekhov wrote a letter to his brother Alexander, who is. Communication and Non-Communication. Communication and its interruptions bear much importance throughout Chekhov's stories. In particular, the author focuses on the extent of communication between people of different social classes and the diverse views these people hold on social inequality.