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    author and poet Alexander Pushkin. Pushkin is considered the father of modern Russian literature and is often compared to the likes of England’s Byron or Shakespeare. Pushkin challenged literary norms and was a vital voice in Russian society. Although Alexander Pushkin’s greatest piece, “Eugene Onegin”, is a narrative tale it says much about Russian character and culture itself as influenced by the time and circumstance. Pushkin was born May 26, 1799 into Moscow nobility. In 1817, Pushkin accepted a foreign

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    PROBLEM - Exploring the works of Alexander Pushkin as texts that are celebrated as popular, nationalist literature at one end, and on the other as heralding the genre of historical fiction in the Russian Literary Tradition. HYPOTHESIS - To examine Alexander Pushkin’s ‘The Bronze horseman’ and as literary text that is both heavily popular, and at the same time, documents both fiction and history in the Russian Romantic Tradition. INTRODUCTION –The practice of fictionalising history and on the reverse

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    Pushkin Essay

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    Aleksander Pushkin, had a very short lived life, but still became the one of the most or most recognizable principal figure of literature in Russia’s history, a role with equivalence to that of William Shakespeare in the English culture. Pushkin started writing off the work of Karamzin as an inspiration and other writers construct a new, westernized language, which he used to form unique masterpieces such as “I remember the wonderful moment,” which were built upon the basis literary custom established

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    The Use of Numbers in The Queen of Spades

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    The Use of Numbers in The Queen of Spades The use of numbers, especially the three and to a lesser extent the seven, is of major importance in Alexander Pushkin's The Queen of Spades. The use of three permeates the text in several ways, these being major, minor, and in reference to time. According to Alexandr Slonimsky in an essay written in 1922, "A notion of the grouping of three is dominant..." (429). In the major details of the story, we find "three fantastic moments" (Slonimsky 429)

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    through many examples such as Alexander Pushkin’s “Eugene Onegin” and “Diary of a Superfluous Man” by Ivan Turgenev. The characters described by these authors reflects the lifestyles of such a man, and seems to imitate the lives of the men who wrote these stories, as the real life Pushkin and Turgenev were both to be described as superfluous men. Alexander Pushkin can best be described as an idle aristocrat, a man whom excelled at being superfluous. As his creation, Pushkin best portrays his character

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    Dostoevsky as Performer

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    Dostoevsky as Performer Storytelling and reading aloud played a valuable part in young Fyodor's life, influencing his own later successful writing endeavors as well as his performance of literature. His nanny and wet nurse introduced the Dostoevsky children to folklore and lives of the saints through the stories they told. Nanny Alyona Frolovna "told the children stories of ancient Russia, of Saint Sergey of Moscow subduing a bear by the power of his holiness, of heroes and legends and folk

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    Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin’s the Queen of Spades opened many doors for Russian writing. The Queen of Spades is a Romantic short story, but it contains many Enlightenment aspects as well. The Queen of Spades is associated with gambling and insanity, both very Romantic ideals. To go along with the Romantic ideal it also includes a lot of common sense and obsession. These are quite the opposite of how romantics thought and very much how the people of the Enlightenment thought. Pushkin stepped

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    The Queen of Spades

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    shortcuts and quick solutions, making us bait to the cons of our society. The premise of the film is the idea that people are always self-interested and will believe what they want to believe. This idea is hardly new to literature and films. In Alexander Pushkin’s Romantic era fiction novel, The Queen of Spades, “Everyone is out for what he or she can get” (Sarah Lawall 801) and many of the characters fall victim to scams. The Queen of Spades is centered on high-stake card games. The meaning of the

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    through changes that affected the people in a new. In the 1830s, the new Russia known as Golden Era came through. This was the time romanticism came through and started the rise in Russian literature. Romanticism focused on the theme of romance. Alexander Pushkin was the first recognized poet, and then came Nikolai Gogol who was the first known novels. After romanticism impacted the literature world, realism merged out. Realism focused on life as it was, it brought light to the lower class in the Russian

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    Imagine that there is an intriguing man standing in the darkest corner of the room all alone, and while he seems to be quiet and depressed, all the women in the room are looking right at him. This is a perfect example of a Byronic hero. One common characteristic of many works in the Romantic Era is the presence of a Byronic hero. A Byronic hero is classified as a depressed and rebellious young man who is very attractive to women because of his dark and mysterious past. First created by Lord Byron

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