• " 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...
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  • The Bet by Anton Chekhov
    Sometimes in life we have to learn lessons by passing through the messy tough times. Later realizing the differences in things. The gains and loses. In this case both stories seem to be losing something valuable yet gaining something that comes from the analysis of our world and life, a learning exp...
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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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  • Anton Chekhov's Value of Human Life
    Value In the short story "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov a wager is made that changes the lives of two people. The story begins with a heated argument at a party over which is more moral, capital punishment or life imprisonment. The host of the party, the banker (appositive), believes that capital pun...
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  • The Bet
    Analysis on The Bet by Anton Chekhov This short story 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 lawyer's life worth of fifteen years. For the next fift...
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  • The Bet
    Would you give up all human company for years to win two million dollars? Well that’s what the lawyer does in The Bet by Anton Chekhov. The story is about a Banker who makes a bet with a Lawyer. The Banker bets him two million dollars to stay in confinement for fifteen years. The Lawyer agrees...
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  • The Bet
    In the story “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov, the lawyer and the banker make a bet, which is better solution capital punishment or life imprisonment. The banker then bet two million dollars that the lawyer would not stand five years in a room alone with no means of communication except through a smal...
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  • Compartive Essay with the Bet and the Necklace
    Aliyah Singh Ms. Ribeiro ENG3U 10/04/11 Comparative Essay Are you’re actions based on what you believe or what your see and desire? In the text The Bet by Anton Chekhov and the text The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant both authors deal with the main idea that money and materialis...
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  • The Darling by Anton Chekov
    Analysis of the bet by Anton Chekov? A theme for "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov “The Bet” emphasizes the idea that the life of a human is far more valuable than money. In the short story “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov a wager is made that changes the lives of two people. The story begins wi...
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  • The Bet Essay
    “The Bet” Themes In the story “The Bet,” a bet that will change two men’s lives was made. An argument with the topic of capital punishment leads to the bet and the outcome of “The Bet” portrays various themes. “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov emphasizes the idea that human life is far more...
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  • the bet
     ELL 207 Short Story Course SHORT STORY CRITICAL REVIEW Student’s Name: Date of Presentation: Story : The Bet Author: Anton Chekhov (1860 -1904) Central Character (Protagonist) : The Lawyer and the Banker (no names – generalization? You may...
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  • The Bet
    Choices in Life “The death sentence and the life sentence are equally immoral, but if I had to choose between the death penalty and imprisonment for life I would certainly choose the second. To live anyhow is better than not at all” (Chekhov 1). In Anton Chekhov’s short story “The Bet” a...
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  • The Bet - Chekhov
    AHM Mustafizur Rahman Mushira Habib ENG 201: Composition II 30 July 2012 The Lawyer’s Character in “The Bet” Anton Chekhov’s short story, “The Bet” is a simply titled story revolving around a bet between a young lawyer and a wealthy banker where each wants to...
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  • "The Bet" Theme Analysis
    "The Bet" is a short story that explores a moral theme regarding the value of human life. However, the story is constructed with an important ironic twist that brings the reader back to the original context of the bet (if the lawyer could endure solitary confinement for fifteen years), and presents...
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  • Analysis of "The Bet"
    Analysis of "The Bet" "The Bet" is a short story that explores a moral theme regarding the value of human life as seen through two perspectives.   However, the story is constructed with an important, ironic twist that brings the reader back to the original context of the bet (if the lawyer coul...
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  • The Bet
    Even though the lawyer had once dreamt of two million dollars, he now knows “Human life has far greater value than money.” The lawyer learns this statement after agreeing to 15 years of solitary confinement. Although he could of left and given up on his dream on two million, he stayed to prove a...
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  • Chekhov and Carver - Struggles of Real Life
    Topic: A writer has the power to reflect on the world in which they live. What do the writers Chekhov and Carver say about the struggles of real life in the society around them? Discuss, using quotes and references to characters and scenes within the chosen short stories. The short stories, ‘T...
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  • The Bet Response Paper
    In “The Bet,” a short story written by Anton Chekhov, the reader is introduced to several key conflicts. In the beginning of the story, the reader is brought into a party where a young lawyer and the host of the party, a banker, are in a heated debate over which is more humane, life imprisonmen...
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  • The Bet Sayings
    About The Author __________________________________________________________ Anton Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are hel...
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  • The Bet
    Wow! 7,883,995 minutes sure is a long time to spend in solitary confinement, 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...
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