The Bet By Anton Chekhov Essays and Term Papers

  • The Bet by Anton Chekhov

    like wisdom. “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov, is a story based on a lawyer and a banker that both agree on a $2 million bet in which the banker was to remain concerned over the money, and the lawyer was to spend fifteen years in solitary confinement who eventually relinquished the bet. Later realizing the...

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  • The Bet by Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov The Bet It was a dark autumn night. The old banker was walking up and down his study and remembering how, fifteen years before, he had given a party one autumn evening. There had been many clever men there, and there had been interesting conversations. Among other things they had...

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  • The Bet by Anton Chekhov

    After reading the bet one can see Through the prisoner's decision, the author proves to the reader that money is evil, money teaches life lessons, and when human will is tested it can be impossible to break. This story proves once and for all money is the root of all evil. When the young man told the...

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  • " the Bet" by Anton Chekhov

    A Fool and His Money Are Soon Parted The story “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov is a unique tale. In this tale the protagonists are a banker and a lawyer. The main cause of this tale is all because of a bet that was made, the banker thinks that the death penalty is more humane that imprisonment for life...

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  • In the short story, “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov, the

    In the short story, ?The Bet? by Anton Chekhov, the banker and the lawyer had different opinions to the merits of capital punishment. To prove his point, the banker bet the lawyer two million dollars that he could not stay in solitary confinement for fifteen years. The lawyer left his cell five minutes...

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  • Lessons To Be Learned in "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov.

    The Bet by Anton Chekhov there are many lessons to be learned. For example, even when you are rich you have to spend your money wisely. Another lesson to be learned through this story is that we have bigger need and values than we think we do. The banker was young and rich when he made the bet. Both...

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  • Summary of 'the Bet' by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    “The Bet” is the story of a bet between a banker and a young lawyer. As the story begins, an old Banker is in his room remembering one party 15 years ago when at that time he was young and very well-off. At the party guests eventually started talking about death penalty and life imprisonment and which...

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  • In the short story "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov, Who won the bet, the banker or the lawyer?

    In the short story "The Bet," the lawyer and the banker argue and place a bet related to capital punishment. The lawyer says life imprisonment is better than death, while the banker disagrees by saying that life imprisonment kills you slowly while capital punishment kills you quickly without pain. After...

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  • "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov: Character Analysis of the Prisoner

    and then not even hang around for the final five minutes to reclaim your prize. The title of this story is "The Bet", and is written by Anton Chekhov. In this story, a man takes part in a bet for two million dollars, under the conditions that he stays in solitary confinement for fifteen years. The man...

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  • Summary/Book Report on the short story, "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov.

    The Bet. Hypothetically speaking, you have to choose between spending the rest of your life in solitary confinement or death. Which do you choose? Anton Chekhov presents the pros and cons of both options in his short story, The Bet. In this story, two men make a bet, both staking rather important things...

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  • Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov was a man and author who overcame many obstacles during the course of his life. His contributions to literature were immense, but it came only through hard work and many failed attempts that he became the great author he is known as today. He was the poster-boy for art mimicking...

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  • Anton Chekhov

    niquc. It is the method Rosamond Merridcw, a historian specialising in “the system of land tenure in mediaeval England" (33), has adopted: 'If you read my woik called ‘The Manor Rolls' you will be pleased 01 disgusted according to your temperament by certain digressions which you will find there” (34)...

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  • The Shoemaker and the Devil by Anton Chekhov

    THE SHOEMAKER AND THE DEVIL by Anton Chekhov IT was Christmas Eve. Marya had long been snoring on the stove; all the paraffin in the little lamp had burnt out, but Fyodor Nilov still sat at work. He would long ago have flung aside his work and gone out into the street, but a customer from Kolokolny...

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  • "Misery, " Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov’s “Misery”, a sledge driver, Iona Petapov, grief’s the loss of his son. Iona is not able to willing to listen to his misery as he long to express his anguish. Each person that Iona makes encounters with are preoccupied and did not care to hear his story. Iona ended up having to share...

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  • Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov

    Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov: A Comparative Analysis Ms. Sangita L. Patil Research Scholar, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India) The comparative analysis of the stories of two famous contemporary writers Alice Munro and Anton Chekhov gives an opportunity to follow the...

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  • Anton Chekhov Lady with the Dog

    Anton Chekhov in “the Lady with the Dog,” brilliantly displays the quest of one man to find happiness. Anton Chekhov’s short story, The Lady with the Little Dog, is the simple story of a philandering married man who finally falls in love with an unhappily married woman with whom he has an affair.  Though...

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  • Concerning Love by Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov’s Concerning Love is exactly that, a short story concerning the love that both Alyokhin and Anna Luganovich feel for each other but never act upon. The love started when Alyokhin took up a part-time job in town as the honorary justice of peace. Through his work he met Anna’s husband,...

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  • "The Kiss" by Anton Chekhov

    "The Kiss" by Anton Chekhov After reading Anton Chekhov’s “The Kiss”, it is apparent that several elements of fiction were incorporated into his story. The story included interesting characters, a descriptive setting that effectively reflects the mood of what is going on, sufficient amount of irony...

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  • Summary of Anton Chekhov’s “the Bet”

    The discussion heated up and the banker betted two millions for the lawyer to stay in solitary confinement for five years. The lawyer accepted the bet not for five years but for fifteen years. And accordingly he was lodge in an outhouse in the garden of the banker. The conditions were that he would...

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  • The story the bet by anton

     The story the bet by anton Chekhov portrays a situation in which the banker and lawyer wages a bet based on the idea of the death penalty and life imprisonment. The banker puts on the line two million dollars compared to the lawyers life worth of fifteen years. For the next fifteen years the lawyer...

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