Gooseberries Summary
Anton Chekhov

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Gooseberries Summary

Anton Chekhov is recognized as one of the great short-story writers of all time. His experimentation with the form led to innovations in theme and structure that have influenced generations of writers. The theme of isolation, a common one among Chekhov's works, is found in "Gooseberries," as is the use of an unusual structure.

In 1898 Chekhov published three stories that are generally considered a trilogy because of their similarities of form. The three...

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