Tag: Christianity

#126 Uprooted

Find today’s 6338 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/126.html In the past when Jewish characters have been presented in Chekhov stories, they have been depicted in a less than positive light (Mire). When his characters mention Jews in dialogue or song it has been very anti-Semitic, though I imagine accurate for time and morals. But in today’s story,... Read More »

#115 The Cossack

Please find today’s 1974 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/115.html Travis review: Today’s tale comes off more like a fable than a story. It is easy to like Maxim as a character. He’s an optimistic, high-on-life kind of guy. Things seem to be going great for him, but in literature that’s usually a bad sign. Chekhov gives indications... Read More »