Master and Margarita | Critical Essay by Carol Avins

This literature criticism consists of approximately 28 pages of analysis & critique of Master and Margarita.
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Critical Essay by Carol Avins

SOURCE: Avins, Carol. “Reaching a Reader: The Master's Audience in The Master and Margarita.Slavic Review 45, no. 2 (summer 1986): 272-85.

In this essay, Avins addresses the role of the unseen readers of the Master's text, arguing that the readers function “not only as interpreters but also as preservers and potential communicators of the text.”

At the end of Dr. Zhivago, Zhivago's old friends sit overlooking Moscow and read together a collection of his writings, compiled through the efforts of his devoted and somewhat mysterious half-brother. For all the dark times depicted in the novel, it ends with a dual affirmation of the power of art and of the spirit to survive. Zhivago's writings endure not only by virtue of having been created and not only in the minds of those who know them...

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