The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol - The Carriage Summary & Analysis

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The Carriage Summary

A calvary regiment has just been stationed at a town named "B." Before the soldiers arrived, the town of B was quiet and boring, hardly a goose or rooster could be seen crossing the road. Once in a great while one could see a rickety cart creaking down the road. The presence of the newly arriving officers serves to animate the entire society. The town becomes much more active and colorful with the influx of the calvary men. Officers can be seen wearing hats with large colorful plumes riding around town on their majestic steeds. Their uniform hats can be seen airing out on the fences. Everywhere one looks change can be seen. Prior to their arrival, the only town officials were a judge and the mayor, the latter of whom slept all day. With the transfer of the brigadier general's...

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