The Case of Comrade Tulayev Setting & Symbolism

Victor Serge
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Ebony-Framed Portrait

Kostia is saving up for a much needed pair of boots, but instead he makes a frivolous purchase of an ebony-framed portrait of an unknown woman. The portrait is so tiny it fits easily in his large hands. He keeps it in his room, and it makes him happy to look at it. It's intoxicating for Kostia to gaze at the woman in the picture.

Colt Revolver

Romachkin buys this gun on the black market. It has a short barrel and a black cylinder. It's a forbidden weapon in the Soviet Union. Merely having it in one's possession is a crime. Romachkin buys it but doesn't have the nerve to use it. He gives it to Kostia, and Kostia uses it to kill Tulayev in a random act of violence.

The Wall Gazette

A propaganda paper put out by the Young Communist Bureau publishes a cartoon...

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