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Anton Chekhov's "The Lady With the Pet Dog"
An analysis of Anton Chekhov's "The Lady With the Pet Dog."
# 141791 | 1,000 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Russian)


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The paper discusses Chekhov's message that the concept of love is problematic in some people, and fairly unattainable in a pure form. The paper relates that in actuality, Chekhov is saying through "The Lady With the Pet Dog", that longing is more of an aphrodisiac than actual love, though longing can eventually lead to love.

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"In the short story "The Lady with the Pet Dog", by Anton Chekhov, Chekhov seems to say that the concept of love is problematic in some people, and fairly unattainable in a pure form. In actuality, Chekhov is saying through "The Lady With the Pet Dog", longing is more of an aphrodisiac than actual love, though longing can eventually lead to love. The story itself is of an aging banker named Dmitry Gurov who lives in Yalta. One day, he notices a young, blonde woman with a white dog and becomes interested in the woman's story. She seems bored of Yalta, and he immediately relates her to his notions of women and his wife. "He had been unfaithful to her...""

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