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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories Setting & Symbolism

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Boiberik, Dachaappears in Tevye the Dairyman

Boiberik is a summer colony of dachas or summer homes where rich Jews live. Tevye goes to Boiberik for work, first hauling logs, and later selling dairy goods.

The Stock Market, Options, Poptionsappears in Tevye the Dairyman

Tevye's cousin Menachem Mendl gets Tevye to invest in the stock markets, also referred to as options and poptions, which operates outdoors in the city of Yehupetz. The partners lose all of Tevye's savings in Yehupetz.

Revolutionary Politicsappears in Tevye the Dairyman, Railroad Stories

Many young Jews become involved in Revolutionary Politics. This involves being against the rich and for the working man. Peppercorn is involved in these politics and sentenced to jail and then exile in Siberia. Other young Jews are hung for alleged crimes.

Dreamsappears in Tevye the Dairyman

Tevye's wife...

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