Tag: poe

#052 A Story Without An End

Find today’s 3373 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/052.html Travis Review Today’s story, like yesterday’s, starts off very Poesque with macabre atmosphere, dark rooms with flickering candle light, images of death and melancholy, and in this case, a suicide attempt. The story is also told in first person, which Chekhov doesn’t write in much (but Poe does.) After... Read More »

#051 The Witch

Find today’s 4756 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/051.html Travis Review In today’s story there is a question of whether or not  Raïssa is a witch. Chekhov titled his story “The Witch” and her husband Savély — a sexton, who seems to be lucky enough to have a married a pretty, young bride and gained property (although it seems like... Read More »