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Anyuta Chekhov Analysis

Stories Of Chekhov – Pt. 1: Early Stories (2/3)

Introduction: As I said in Pt.1 (1/3), the first nine stories in my collection are shorter comic/commentary pieces written early in his career. I decided to split these first nine stories up into three parts, each part focusing on three stories. This second part will focus on The Malefactor (1885), Panikhida (1886), and Anyuta (1886). Due …

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The Death of a Government Clerk Analysis

Stories of Chekhov – Pt. 1: Early Stories (1/3)

Introduction: As I wait for an ever so slow book to arrive in the mail, I decided to pick up some of Chekhov’s stories. The first nine of the stories in my copy are some of his very brief social commentary/comic pieces written before 1890 (when he really got his groove in the short story …

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Ivan's Childhood analysis

Ivan’s Childhood Analysis and Review

Introduction: After his graduation from the VGIK (a film school in Moscow, Russia) in 1960, Andrei Tarkovsky began working on the film Ivan’s Childhood, after another director had to leave its production. So begins the career of (in my opinion) one of the most artistic and poetic directors of all time. Ivan’s Childhood is now …

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