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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories - Chava, pp. 69-82, Shprintze, pp. 82-97 Summary & Analysis

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In Chava, Tevye hopes that nothing worse happens to his next daughter, but it does. Tevye becomes upset when one day he sees the young tall non-Jew Chvedka talking with his daughter Chava by Tevye's house. Chava explains that Chvedka is like the Russian novelist Gorky, a self-educated man. Tevye is upset but is distracted from finding out what is going on by his work. One evening, as Tevye returns home he is stopped by the town priest. The priest tells Tevye that it is about the future of Tevye's daughter Chava, who is now under the priest's custody. Chava has decided to marry Chvedka the so-called Goy. In the morning, Tevye goes to the house of the priest. Tevye insists that the priest skip his usual justifications and tell Tevye if he can get his daughter back. The priest refuses to let Tevye see his daughter. Tevye goes home...

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