The Lady With The Dog
In the beginning of the story, Chekhov begins with the simple line, “It was said that a new person had appeared on the sea-front…” This passage shows that the local residents of Yalta have discovered an outsider, a person they know nothing about. Chekhov asks the reader to consider who is she with and why is she there? The character of the sly womanizer, Dmitri Gurov, also asks these questions.
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And it seemed as though in a little while the solution would be found, and then a new and splendid life would begin; and it was clear to both of them that they had still a long, long road before them, and that the most complicated and difficult part of it was only just beginning.” To me this sounded strangely familiar to all of the other woman that Dmitri had fallen to in his past.