The Diary of a Madman, the Government Inspector, and Selected Stories - The Fair for Sorotchinetz Summary & Analysis

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The Fair for Sorotchinetz Summary

Chapter 1. A farmer is taking his wheat and mare to the fair in order to sell them. On the way, a man in a white svitka calls out to the farmer's daughter and implies his desire to marry her. The stepmother of the young girl tells the boy he is not good enough. The boy replies by throwing mud at the stepmother and humiliating her.

Chapter 2. The young man in the white svitka approaches the farmer's daughter in the crowd at the fair and begins to speak to her.

Chapter 3. At the same time, the father is listening to a group of other farmers and merchants who are discussing a wine house at the other end of the fair that is off limits and making it difficult for the men to sell their goods. It is rumored...

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