Summary: Chekhov, "weakling" - how easy is it to be strong?

art of writing is comparable to the art of cut.It is not hard to guess that the author of these words - is a master of the short story by Anton Chekhov."Weakling" (summary follows below) is one of his little masterpieces, which was written in 1889.This period of transition marked by the writer of humorous short stories in "serious area".Indeed, a normal conversation between the protagonist, on behalf of the narrator, and the governess of his children, like a curtain in the theater, reveals a number of issues of understanding the concepts of "spirituality" and "morality".

Summary Chekhov's story "nincompoop»

plot of the story is simple and nezateyliv.The main character, and he is the narrator invites the governess Yulia Vasilyevna, considering.From this point you can start summary (Chekhov, "blurred") Two months of work relies board, but the girl is thin, delicate, or, as the author calls it, "ceremonious" would never ask myself first.A young governess sits down and begins a difficult conversation.

contract was about thirty rubles a month.Yulia V. timidly objected - no, it was about forty ... Now about the timing.She worked for two months.Again, "cut", because in fact she worked for two months and five days.Among them should be deducted nine Sundays, because instead of lessons have been walking for three days ... then we had a toothache and was permitted to engage in before lunch.Three days of celebration.Yes, more expensive was broken cup and saucer, and son Nick she inadvertently broke syurtuchok.

salary of melting before our eyes.Instead of eighty rubles came sixty, and then minus twelve, then off another seven, ten, five, three .... All timid objections Yulia Mihailovna heard only one steel argument that supposedly all written, and nothing to argue about.She was silent, blushing, her eyes flooded with tears, her chin trembling.But in the end, it accepted the terms of the master storyteller, took due pitiful remnant - eleven rubles, and whispered: «Merci».


Continue summary (Chekhov, "gruel").Resignation, pitiful, according to the main character, obedience and humility in his cause uproar.He jumps up, and practically pounced on her.Can it possibly be abused obediently, as he brazenly robbed her, stole her money honestly earned.Why is it silent?Why not defended himself?"How can you be such a weakling!" It is possible - said the expression on her face.In other places, and it can not give.

He gives her a prepared envelope with eighty rubles.She again thanked him and quickly leaves.Contentment is, that joke, the cruel lesson that he gave the young girl, and that may help her to continue to be "pozubastey" passes quickly, and is replaced by another question: Is it easy to be brave in life?

Summary.Chekhov, "blurred": Finally

final phrase is a rhetorical question that the protagonist asks himself, and at the same time to all the readers, it leads to deeper reflection.Of course, you must be bold, decisive, strong and self-sufficient person.To be able to assert their rights and values.But these qualities are there in pure form, or they may be due to some external factors and circumstances?Summary (Chekhov, "gruel"), of course, can not convey the subtlety and depth of the story, so it is strongly recommended to read the original.