"Childhood" Maxim Gorky as the autobiographical novel

Childhood of Maxim Gorky, one of the best Russian writers took on the Volga in Nizhny Novgorod.His name was then Aliosha, the years spent in his grandfather's house was full of events, not always pleasant, making it possible to further Soviet biographers and literary critics interpret these memories as the incriminating evidence of the depravity of capitalism.

Memories of childhood mature man

In 1913, as a mature man (and he was forty-five years), the writer wanted to remember how he passed his childhood.Maxim Gorky, by the time the author of three novels, five short stories, a dozen plays and a few good stories, the reader liked.Relations with the authorities had been difficult.In 1902 - an honorary member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, but was soon stripped of the title for inciting unrest.In 1905, the writer takes RSDLP that apparently finally creates a class approach to the assessment of their own characters.

At the end of the first decade was launched autobiographical trilogy, composed by Maxim Gorky."Childhood" - the story first.Its opening lines immediately adjust to the fact that it was written not for the public, thirsting for entertainment.It begins with a heavy scene of his father's funeral that the boy remembered in every detail, down to the eyes, closed nickels.Despite the rigidity and a certain detachment childish perception, the description of a truly talented, bright and expressive painting.

autobiographical story

After his father's death his mother picks up children and taking them on a steamer from Astrakhan to Nizhny Novgorod to his grandfather.Baby brother Alyosha, on the road to die.

take them initially friendly, but cries of family head, "Oh, you-and-i!" Give the former conflict which has arisen on the basis of an unwanted marriage of his daughter.Santa Kashirin - entrepreneur, he has his own business, he is engaged in dyeing.Unpleasant odors, noise, unusual word "vitriol", "magenta" annoying child.Childhood of Maxim Gorky took place in this turmoil, uncles were rude, cruel, and, apparently, are silly, and his grandfather had all manners of a domestic tyrant.But the heaviest, dubbed the "leaden abominations" was ahead.


Many domestic details and a variety of relationships between the characters quietly enchant every reader who has taken up the first part of the trilogy, written by Maxim Gorky, "Childhood".The main characters of the story are talking so that their voices seem to hover somewhere nearby, so individual manner of speech from each of them.My grandmother, whose influence on the formation of the personality of the writer of the future can not be overstated, as it becomes the ideal of goodness, at the same time quarrelsome brothers covered greed, cause a feeling of disgust.

good deal, freeloader neighbor, was a man of eccentric, but, obviously, had a remarkable intellect.It was he who taught the little Alyosha express ideas correctly and clearly that no doubt influenced the development of literary abilities.Ivan Gypsy, 17-year-old foundling, brought up in the family was very kind, manifested at times in some oddities.So, going to the market for shopping, he invariably spend less money than it should be assumed, and the difference gave his grandfather, trying to please him.As it turned out, to save it privorovyval.Excessive effort and led to his premature death, he ruptured, completing master's errand.

will only thanks ...

Reading the story "Childhood" by Maxim Gorky, it's hard not to catch the sense of gratitude that is experienced author to the people around him in the early years.What he got from them, enriched his soul, which he likened to the hive is filled with honey.And nothing that he sometimes taste was bitter and dirty-looking.Departing from opostylevshego Dedov home "in the world", he was quite rich in life experience, not to the abyss not perish obscurely in the complex adult world.

Tale receive eternal.Time has shown that the relationship between people, often related to each other by blood, are common to all ages and social formations.