Assignment 4

Topics: Anton Chekhov, Uncle Vanya, Constance Garnett Pages: 4 (1024 words) Published: November 17, 2014
Assignment 4

Chekhov, Anton. “Uncle Vanya: A Version of the Play by Anton Chekhov” New York : Dramatists Play Service, 2000
This book is one of the most popular among Chekhov’s work, and he used several major characters in this act. The setting of this play takes place at Serebryakov’s house, where the conversation begins with Astrov and Marina. They complain about since Serebrykov stayed in this house with his wife Yelena, no one seem to get any work done. However, Vanya is another character that wastes his life for Serebryakov because he has been taking care of this house since he was young as well as he really in love with his wife. He believes that she does not love Serebrakov. Therefore, it seems to be their love is impossible because Yelena didn’t love him.

Chekhov, Mikhail. “Anton Chekhov: A Brother's Memoir”. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
The author of this book is Mikhail Chekhov who is a Anton Chekhov’s younger brother. He begins the book with a memoir of his older brother and his uncle, Mitrofan, who is inspired him and Anton to become a writer. hHe quoted that “I am convinced that Uncle Mitrofan’s literary gift was passed from him to us, especially to my brothers Anton and Alexander, who both became published writers.”.

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, and Ronald Wilks. The Grasshopper. University of Virginia Library, 1997.
Olga Dymov is a protagonist in this article “The Grasshopper”, who is talented in playing music instrument and singing, but she never become professional in anything. The author uses her husband character, Osip Stephanych Dymov as the ordinary people and comparing with Olga’s friends who are celebrity and star. However, Olga is mention that his husband is good in everything such his brilliant profile, except one thing that he is “take absolutely no interest in art”. Thus, she ran away from him to her friend who is a painter.

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