They are egoists to the marrow of their bones. Th6 whole secret of success lies not In Its being a big garden or a great number of labourers being em- ployed in It, butjn the fact t hat I l ove the w ork. If he were to send her a note it might fall into her husband's hands, and then it might ruin everything. A warmth began glowing in his heart. Xhey 54 The Tales of Chekhov found nothing here.
What senseless nights, what uninteresting, unevent- ful days! What despair, what grief was in the old woman's face! Pyotr Nikanoritch died a year and a half ago, and left us alone. He was sick of his children, sick of the bank; he had no de- sire to go anywhere or to talk of anything. But how far they were still from the end! We can see that Oates was trying to give Anna a little more power in the affair unlike Chekhov. The room was close and smelt of the scent she had bought at the Japanese shop. And from her he learnt that she had grown up in Petersburg, but had lived in S---- since her marriage two years before, that she was staying another month in Yalta, and that her husband, who needed a holiday too, might perhaps come and fetch her. In this way more than a year passed in work and soli- tude. When a person is deprived of love, he or she builds up a futility of life which consumes the human soul.
Go and stand In the corner, you beast! When reading the story, the reader senses confusion, much like the life of Anna. Love only added fuel to. The stories told of the immorality in such places as Yalta are to a great extent untrue; he despised them, and knew that such stories were for the most part made up by persons who would themselves have been glad to sin if they had been able; but when the lady sat down at the next table three paces from him, he remembered these tales of easy conquests, of trips to the mountains, and the tempting thought of a swift, fleeting love affair, ft romance with an unknown woman, whose name he did not know, suddenly took possession of him. But, of course, I count on your discretion. After every talk with Tanya he went to his room, happy and triumphant, took up his book or his manuscript with the same passion with which he had just kissed Tanya and told her of his love. During a vacation in Yalta, Gurov is acquainted with Anna, a young, upper-class lady who, as it turns out, is similarly disappointed with her love-life and husband. She alarms herself when she looks in the mirror.
But I can't tell you all about it or you would call me mad and not believe me. She seems completely confused as to who she really cares for, often blurring the two men in her thoughts. I suppose they want me to give up the office and go Into the kitchen to do the cooking myself. Then both continued eating in silence, like strangers, but after dinner they walked side by side; and there sprang up between them the light jesting conversation of people who are free and satisfied, to whom it does not matter where they go or what they talk about. She is all I have.
And indeed she was looking at him with naive curiosity, as though she wanted to get a closer view and understanding of the man who had loved her so ardently, with such tenderness, and so unsuccessfully; her eyes thanked him for that love. I saw hallucinations, but what harm did that do to any one? If only It were God's will that Fedosya Vassilyevna should come to ruin and wander about begging, and should taste all the horrors of poverty and dependence, and that Mash- enka, whom she had Insulted, might give her alms! Kitten won't grieve papa and mamma. Of course, it is very nice and useful, but sometimes one longs for some- thing else for variety. It would not be maintained for one month without me. Students who utilize any model paper from eCheat. Then they sat a long time in the dining-room, drinking tea, and Ivan Petrovitch told some amusing story.
How do we live here? Each essay tells a story or a lesson in the form of the written world. Neither of them knew why they dressed and went into the dining-room: she In front and he following her. Afterwards when they went out there was not a soul on the sea-front. Small, pale, and so thin that her shoulder-blades stuck out, her eyes, wide and open, dark and intelligent, had an intent gaze, as though looking for something. What would have happened though if Chekhov had allowed the wife to be a main character and showed her as loving him deeply and missing him while he was gone on his trips? That, of course, is better than if you were satisfied, slept soundly, and thought everything was satis- factory. Their stone house was roomy and cool in summer; half of the windows looked into a shady old garden, where nightingales used to sing in the spring.
Complete Idle- ness, these kisses In broad daylight while he looked round In dread of some one's seeing them, the heat, the smell of the sea, and the continual passing to and fro before him of Idle, well-dressed, well-fed people, made a new man of him; he told Anna Ser- geyevna how beautiful she was, how fascinating. But what made the garden most cheerful and gave it a lively air, was the continual coming and going in it, from early morning till evening; people with wheelbarrows, shovels, and watering-cans swarmed round the trees and bushes, in the avenues and the flower-beds, like ants. To tell the truth, I haven't much confidence In these learned paupers. I read by day, and by night my head Is empty; instead of thoughts there are shadows in it. Oates gives the reader a sense that Anna is feeling upset and ashamed at what she has done. One still, warm morning a letter was brought to the hospital. I almost died of fright! First, the structure of the story reflects Anna's state of mind.
The confusing emotions from an unhappy marriage and guilt drove Anna crazy. It's such an ordinary trouble; there's nothing seri- ously wrong. That, too, I owe to you. She is concerned with the way in which he perceives her, the way in which he draws her, as though she believes that she only becomes real for him in this replication. At the bottom of his heart he genuinely con- sidered now that his marriage to Tanya had been a mistake.