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    The Cherry Orchard

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    The Cherry Orchard: Critical Analysis The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov is about a Russian family that is unable to prevent its beloved estate from being sold in an auction due to financial problems. The play has been dubbed a tragedy by many of its latter producers. However, Chekhov labeled his play a farce, or more of a comedy. Although this play has a very tragic backdrop of Russia's casualty-ridden involvement in both World Wars and the Communist Revolution, the characters and their situations

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    The deconstruction of the conventions of the theatre in Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard predicts the more radical obliteration presented later by Pirandello in Six Characters in Search of an Author. The seed of this attack on convention by Chekhov are the inherent flaws of all the characters in The Cherry Orchard. The lack of any character with which to identify or understand creates a portrait much closer to reality than the staged drama of Ibsen or other playwrights who came before. In recognizing

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    Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard

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    In the very early twentieth century, Anton Chekhov composed a play entitled The Cherry Orchard, which focused on many themes including childishness, clinging to the past, and hypocrisy of humans, all of which were clearly represented throughout the play. These themes are all causes of the theme that stands out in The Cherry Orchard above all else, this being the reversal of fates. Madame Ranevsky is the joint owner of a large estate which neighbors the home of Lopakhin, a son of the serf who belonged

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    The scholar is engaged in the interminable quest for truth. The knowledge that one can never understand everything makes a person wise. Ignorance is the assumption that one can understand all about the world around them. An ignorant person is so confident they comprehend the truth, that they are blind to the greater truth. Anton Chekhov and Sophocles deal with the idea of this sinful pride that leads to ignorance in their respective works, The Cherry Orchard and Oedipus Rex. In each drama, certain

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    Characterization of Dmitry Dmitrich Gurov

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    Chekhovian Language escapes from the personal intentions. Reality is neither embellished nor blackened, altered or "signified" through a restrictive conceptual vision. Works Cited Benedetti, Jean, Dear Writer, Dear Actress: The Love Letters of Olga Knipper and Anton Chekhov, Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1998, Print Chekhov Anton Pavlovich, The Lady with the Dog and Other Short Stories, Fairfield, 1st Library Society, 2005, Print Nabokov, Vladimir, Anton Chekhov, in Lectures on Russian Literature, Harvest

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    Anton Chekhov

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    Have you ever heard of a doctor who wrote plays? Well now you have, Anton Chekhov. Anton Chekhov lived in Moscow, Russia around 1898. 1898 Moscow revolved around Anton Chekhov, who brought theatre fame to Russia. 1898 was home to a lot historical events, theatre information, and Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. Around 1898 there were many remarkable events, Russia’s most remarkable event was the first congress. Russia’s first congress was named RSDLP (Dietrich 140). At Russia’s first congress

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    A Joke That Is Not So Funny "Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day" (Russell). From this quote from Anton Chekhov, one can tell he viewed life in a very different way. Chekhov enjoyed writing stories about reality. He often wrote about

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    There is a dread disease. . .which medicine never cured, wealth never warded off or poverty could boast exemption from; which sometimes moves in giant strides and sometimes at a tardy sluggish pace, but, slow or quick, is ever sure and certain. (Dormandy 92) The above quote could apply to a plethora of illnesses that exist now or, have existed over the course of history.  However, the scourge that the quoted material refers to is the disease formerly known as 'consumption' and now called by its

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