The Lottery Ticket By Anton Chekhov Summary Essays and Term Papers

  • Anton Chekhov- the Lottery Ticket

    Thematic Essay: The Lottery Ticket by Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov was very talented in that he could convey well the emotion and the suspense with each and every situation of his stories. In Anton Chekhov's short story, "The Lottery Ticket", Ivan Dmitritch and his wife imagine the vast splendors that...

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  • “the Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “the Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov

    “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “The Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov Most people today would define Lottery as the drawing of lots in which prizes are distributed to the winners among persons buying a chance, however these two stories give us a different out look on the word lottery. The...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • lottery ticket

    analysis of “The Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov will mainly review the changing attitudes of Ivan towards his wife and family as the short story develops, and the techniques that the author uses in order to build tension and interest in the story and in the fate of the couple. Anton Chekhov gets to the...

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

    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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  • A Lady's Story - Anton Chekhov

    Bibliography ― André Gide, Autumn Leaves ― Anton Chekhov, A Lady's Story -------------------------------------------- [ 1 ]. Anton Chekhov, A Lady's Story, page 4 [ 2 ]. ― André Gide : Autumn Leaves http://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/6810684 [ 3 ]. Anton Chekhov, A Lady's Story, page 3...

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  • Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов,pronounced [ɐnˈton ˈpavləvʲɪt͡ɕ ˈt͡ɕexəf]; 29 January 1860[1] – 15 July 1904)[2]was a Russian physician, dramaturge and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history.[3] His career as a dramatist produced...

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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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  • "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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  • Lottery Ticket

    The Lottery Ticket Essay In this essay the themes of greed, suspense and real life will be discussed. Have you ever wondered why the lottery has such an effect on people’s minds? The answer to that question on your mind is greed. Greed is one of the major themes in this short story...

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  • The Lottery Ticket

    with his family. He is well contented as he sits on the sofa reading the paper. His wife is clearing the dishes. She asks her husband to check the lottery numbers. He asks her what is her number. She tells him it is 9499 26. Ivan notices that the first number is indeed 9499. He drops the paper and it...

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  • "Lady with a Dog" By: Anton Chekhov

    In "The Lady with the Dog," Anton Chekhov uses seasonal change to help shape his narrative through scenes of fall and sunset representing when everything is beginning to settle down. This represents the impulsively maturing people in the world that are hoping for basically nothing and are unsure what...

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  • The Lottery Ticket

    “The Lottery Ticket” A look at the concept of vulnerability in attitude change. When reading the short story, “A Lottery Ticket,” by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, drastic and fast changes in attitude can be seen in the main character, Ivan Dmitich. These changes are a clear window through which one may...

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  • Two Works By Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov is the author of both The Cherry Orchard and "A Visit to Friends." Both works have similar characteristics and are typical of Chekhov's writing style. Three of these characteristics are the setting of the story, family, and nature. The settings of both "A Visit to Friends" and The Cherry...

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  • Anton Chekhov Legacy

    A few months before he died, Chekhov told the writer Ivan Bunin he thought people might go on reading him for seven years. "Why seven?" asked Bunin. "Well, seven and a half," Chekhov replied. "That’s not bad. I’ve got six years to live."[85] Always modest, Chekhov could hardly have imagined the extent...

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  • The Lady with the Dog - Anton Chekhov

    The Dog In the beginning of the story, Chekhov begins with the simple line, "It was said that a new person had appeared on the sea-front…" This passage shows that the local residents of Yalta have discovered an outsider, a person they know nothing about. Chekhov asks the reader to consider who is she...

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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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  • The Bet by Anton Chekhov

    losing something valuable yet gaining something that comes from the analysis of our world and life, a learning experience, 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...

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