Analysis Of The Lady With The Dog Chekhov

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The story “The Lady with the Dog” by Anton Chekhov explains a change in a person from not caring about anybody to caring and showing compassion for a woman. The character is known as Dmitri Dmititch Gurov, he is the person that changes when he finds true love in his soul. His characteristics in the beginning of the story are being selfish, dishonest, and unfaithful. In the end of the story, he begins to become more caring, honest, and faithful. When a woman comes into his life and turns it around to being more caring for things. He falls in love with Anna, the other character in the story, and he changes for her because he never felt that way for any other woman. It is only true that can affect a person so much that they change their character and feelings towards people. In the beginning of the story, he shows that he does not care much about people as he does for himself. He is in his forties, has one…show more content…
He never cared so much about another woman, never been in love with a woman, until he meets his soul mate. He starts to miss her and thinks about her all the time. He sees her everywhere he goes, the author states “Anna… did not visit him in dreams, but followed him about everywhere like a shadow and haunted him, when he shut his eyes he saw her as though she were living before him” (77). While falling in love with Anna, he also begins to feel compassion in his life after seeing himself in the mirror, and he sees that he is getting old, but yet this beautiful woman is willing to love him. The author explains “he went up to her and took her by the shoulders to say something affectionate and cheering, and at that moment he saw himself in the looking-glass. His hair was already beginning to turn grey” (83). That moment is when he realizes time is passing by and he never found true love until he meets her and cannot stop caring for
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