Stories of Anton Chekov - The Bishop Summary & Analysis

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The Bishop Summary

Bishop Pyotr is presiding over the Palm Sunday vigil. In the sea of people, he thinks he spots his mother, who he has not seen in years. When he returns to the monastery that evening, another priest tells him that his mother stopped by to see him and will return the next day. The Bishop is happy to hear that it was his mother he saw and begins recalling happy childhood memories. He is reunited with his mother but notices that she treats him in a formal manner and does not seemed relaxed. The Bishop starts to notice that many in his congregation are treating him in an almost fearful manner. This is all bothering him, on top of which he is not feeling well physically. The Bishop became very ill and his mother attending to him finally forget his lofty...

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