Tag: depression

#145 A Lady’s Story

Find Chekhov’s last story (1762 words) from 1887 here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/145.html Travis review I could be wrong, but I believe this is the first time that Chekhov has written in the first person from a woman’s perspective. Most of his story’s are third person, the last first person POV was the Notes From the Underground send-up, story... Read More »

#137 The Old House (A Story told by a Houseowner)

Find today’s 2424 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/137.html Travis review: In today’s story, Chekhov tells a tale of misfortune through the voice of a landlord. It could be summarized as the slow downfall of a family after the mother’s death. This story stood out to me for it’s writing style. Long, blocky paragraphs with summaries and foreshadowing.... Read More »