Gurov is a married man who also happens to have kids but unfortunately, he despises his wife whom he characterizes as ignorant Chekhov,
Setting isn't the only tidbit to find its way from Chekhov's life to the page; many scholars argue that the relationship at the center of this story is a reflection of the author's own romance with the actress he would eventually marry in There is Anna, Dmitry, and their families. Her emotions towards him vacillate between love and hatred. Argue what you think about Anna, and the way she is presented to us by the author.
Chekhov and Hemingway use biographical references throughout their works in order to create more complex characters and settings. Anna and Gurov regularly in secret from their families meet in this hotel and hope that their future life will be better, because they have found their true love. Gurov goes to the city of S. While Anna, who lived in S also felt that her marriage was a mistake, but was faithful until she arrived at Yalta. Oh, the dust!
Thus, he had been unfaithful to her for a long time. The issues addressed ranged from gender roles and equality to infidelity within marriages London: Basingstoke: Picador, , pp.
It seems that the love helped the heroine to discover her true self. Gurov is a banker in Moscow who was married at a young age, and never truly loved his wife. Questions should arise as to why she is attracted to Gurov in the first place—a man old enough to be her father; as well as the implication that her husband possibly knows that she is having an affair. Humans tend to take a shortcut to acquire what makes them happy. To sum up, the comparison of the point of view applied in the two short stories allows the reader to understand how the change of perspective influences the story. He was laid up in the seaside town of Yalta , on the coast of the Black Sea, a setting that serves as the backdrop for the lovers' initial meeting in the story.
The two find each other in their times of loneliness and quickly become involved in an affair. Eleventh Edition. Dmitri Gurov is a banker from Moscow who is fascinated by the appearance of a woman who happens to be walking alone, along the sea of Yalta. There is the narcissistic attitude and behavior in his belittling the people around him and his feelings of supremacy. Read this character critically, and with consideration to his states of mind that we are given. When he sees the situation in which she has to live, he understands why Anna had this boredom of life.