Tag: humiliation

#164 In Exile

Please find today’s 3964 word story here:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/164.html  Travis review: In today’s short story, Chekhov contrasts two characters who are extreme opposites working on a ferry barge in Siberia… which is a step away from being in the lowest rung of hell. The Tatar represents innocence and virtue compared to the world weary cynicism and cruelty of Canny. As Siberia is... Read More »

#069 The Chorus Girl

Find today’s 2180 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/069.html Travis Review: It is interesting that this story is told in the past tense when Pasha “was younger and better-looking, and when her voice was stronger.” It seems like that line is a set up for things to go horribly wrong for the chorus girl, which they do. Confronted... Read More »