Griboyedov characteristic Famusov in the comedy "Woe from Wit"

Author characteristic Famusov in the comedy "Woe from Wit" Alexander Sergeyevich Griboyedov performed consistently and comprehensively.Why is so much attention paid to it?For a simple reason: "Famusovs" - the main bastion of the old order, which prevents progress.They - the barrier due to which ideas Chatsky can not become a real force, giving the dynamics of society.


As famous and influential Moscow nobleman serving in high government positions, portrayed him Griboyedov.Woe from Wit Famusov not threatened.This person does not show the same zeal in the service, as, say, lord Andreev of Karamzin "Natalia, Boyar's daughter."It does not "burn down" in the service.Rather - on the contrary, public affairs, Paul Afanasievich pays a minimum of time.

Molchalin prepares him to sign a paper and FAMUSOV them accordingly assured.To do this, he does not even need to be at the service, in his office.What For?Molchalin bring the desired document "on the house".So we say that the characteristic Famusov in the comedy "Woe from Wit" incriminating.After all, today, many of the highest ranking civil servants who own multi-million dollar state, engaged in "Famusovism."Signed below do not bother the bureaucrat.For it is subordinate to meet him "Molchalins."How convenient it is!

Do not you think, dear readers, that Alexander Sergeyevich Griboyedov points us to the main reason of the fact that in our time "do not work" laws?It's simple!They are housed in a modern "Famusovs" and "Molchalins."

what he is

Can we call Famusov bum?Perhaps that is not characteristic Famusov in the comedy "Woe from Wit", on the contrary, it shows that it is active and even plans in advance what to do.Which tends ideals?

His ideal is the aristocrat of Catherine's era - Maxim, curving his superiors "vperegib", but before the lower castes always acting "tandem."But the most important thing that he liked in his uncle, is that he has surrounded himself with luxury.Exalted to Uncle even "eat on gold" - this he seeks.

of Paul Afanasevicha Famusov occurs in two areas: staff policy (remember "cadres decide everything"?) And relations with other powerful people people Moscow aristocracy.FAMUSOV tries to surround himself at the service of families.He is willing to help in this "man" to take "place."Thus is formed around a mutual responsibility, "one hand washes".

What is a "connection" with the "right people" in his understanding?This does not contact with scientists, engineers, public figures, contributing to progress.FAMUSOV believes that such upstarts should cover road and poke a stick in the wheel ("All troubles - from science!").Feature Famusov in the comedy "Woe from Wit" shows him as a staunch opponent of the development of society.

Afanasievich Paul tends to become influential among like-minded people through the widespread "informal" communication with aristocrats.That he does not regret his time to create such a community, linking together the money and power.Patiently establishing contacts with other high officials, nobles by means of visits and gifts.Do not regret your time on this FAMUSOV.His visit is planned, even attracting the mate - literate serf parsley.

should admit that his work fruitful.Therefore, and are unanimous in opposing the familiar famusovskogo Alexander Chatsky so well together they declare him insane.

Family Life

FAMUSOV widower living in the village, although the number of the service in Moscow.Functions of the Secretary courier and takes Molchalin.At home on the estate master it.His serfs, he humiliates and insults every day ("blockhead", "donkey", "crowbar", "boobies").He likes to read morality to others, which, however, does not prevent him to stick to the serf women.

Bridegrooms daughter Sophia he sees within his caste - the landowners holding more than two thousand serfs.


Perhaps we have reason to say that in the present day is a topical FAMUSOV image."Woe from Wit" relevant in our days, in which "Famusovism" is named differently, more modern - corruption.However, we have to admit that the current followers of Paul Afanasevicha much sophistication of his literary prototype, created two centuries ago.