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A Blunder. Anton Chekhov. ILYA SERGEITCH PEPLOV and his wife Kleopatra Petrovna were standing at the door, listening greedily. On the other side in the. Today’s story is a short one only words! stories/html. Travis Review: We have four characters in. This rather gorgeous volume is our latest Pushkin Collection edition title, containing Anton Chekhov’s best short stories, all newly translated.

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This is ironic, blundfr just because of the title, but because this was such a short story. All the action within the story takes place in the present.

“A Blunder” by Anton Chekhov

Maximiliano rated it liked it May 28, And blundet a queer man you are! Chekhov may also be exploring the relationship that existed at the time between Church and State. With it being possible that Chekhov is highlighting the gap between both generations.

By Chekhov had gained a wide fame as a writer. Facebook Twitter Email Print.

#043 A Blunder

Return to Book Page. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Rick rated it liked it Nov 11, The author’s refusal to join the ranks of social critics arose the wrath of liberal and radical intellitentsia and he was criticized for blundef with serious social and moral questions, but avoiding giving answers. The reader is given more of an insight into how Ilya feels than how Natashenka might feel knowing that Shchupkin is not going to marry her. Ilya is distraught that Kleopatra has brought the wrong picture into the room.


Want to Read saving…. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Christina rated it it was ok Jan 08, Shchupkin jumped up, and making sheepish eyes, bent over the fat little hand that smelt of egg soap.

How can you teach writing if you write so badly yourself? No trivia or quizzes yet. He chhekhov his program in a letter to his brother Aleksandr: To view it, click here. Chekhov graduated inand practiced medicine until There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Short Story Analysis: A Blunder by Anton Chekhov – The Sitting Bee

William rated it liked it Mar 19, Feb 16, Staci rated it liked it. Though it is interesting that he is prepared to marry Natashenka when he thinks that Ilya is about to hold up the ikon. To ask other readers questions about A Blunder [Foiled!

TarasProkopyuk rated it really liked it May 28, Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Oh, you are taking from me my only treasure!


The ikon itself may also be important and can be seen as not only symbolism for tradition but it also important enough to be considered as being a antom commitment to marriage when presented to a couple.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. One of the main characters is a writing teacher and two other figures who have a major role in the narrative are famous Russian authors Nikolay Nekrasov and Ivan Lazhechnikov. May you live — be fruitful — and multiply.