The Schoolmistress Summary
Anton Chekhov

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The Schoolmistress Overview

“The Schoomistress” is a short story by Anton Chekhov. It was originally published in 1897 under the title “In the Cart.” The story follows Marya Vassilyevna, who works as a schoolmistress in the Russian countryside. She has a lonely life, and she does not find her work fulfilling. One day, she must travel to a nearby town to collect her pay. During the journey, she reflects upon her own unhappiness. The story explores themes of isolation, alienation, and unhappiness.

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