HER LOVER SHORT STORY MAXIM GORKY A L E X E I M A X I M O V I C H P E S H K O V, P R I M A R I LY K N O W N A S M A X I M G O R K Y, WA. PDF | This paper debates three views in Maxim Gorky’s short story Her Lover. The first one is human loneliness, lack of communication. Her Lover. A Story. by Maxim Gorky. An acquaintance of mine once I lived on the top flight and her garret was opposite to mine. I never left my door open when .

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. She did, then went to the wall of Boleslav Kashput, who lived in the town of Svieptziana, according to his page.

Maxim Gorky’s “Her Lover.”

Can find the discussion Discovering Russian Literature. A Polish woman of questionable morality lives next door to a student who dislikes her so strongly, he actively tries to avoid seeing or meeting her. Remember me on this computer. A meaningful tale of human loneliness and isolation- and for me personally also a great introduction to Maxim Gorky.

They are, first of all, people with the same bones, flesh, and blood and nerves gorly ourselves. Suspecting Teresa is playing him for a fool, the students gets mad and scolds her.

Subsequently, about three months after this history began, they put her in prison for something or other. Our 18 Most-Read Articles of And has he been your young man long?

Gorky’s writing was very simple and easy to follow. She really is isolated.

Sometime later she returns and wants the student to write a letter from the boyfriend to her! Henceforth, twice a week, he regularly writes letters to Boles and answers from Boles to Teresa as well. It is easily to view people from a high moral stand, perhaps especially when one is young, a student, but life is relentless, cold and tragic. And we, wrapped round in rags of our virtues, and regarding others through the mist of our self-sufficiency, and persuaded of our universal impeccability, do not understand this.


One morning, Teresa asked for a favor- to write a letter for her acquaintance who lived in her homecountry- Poland. Since that time, the narrator wrote a letter to Boles twice a week, and an answer from Boles to Teresa. I actually rather liked the voice in the story When they write such a letter for me, and read it to me, I feel quite sure that Boles is there. Ah, and you, too! Cannot I, a girl, mxim a young man?

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I waited to see what would come of all this, and I saw and felt that, apparently, I had made a great mistake in suspecting her of wishing to draw me from the path of righteousness. One day she asks her neighbor, Mr. Occasionally, I saw her drunk, with bleary eyes, tousled hair, and a particularly hideous grin—and on such occasions, she would speak to me.

Her Lover is a short story by Russian writer Maxim Gorky. Or are we completely depraved by the loud sermonizing of humanism? When they randomly met in the yard, she would smile which seemed to the narrator as sly and cynical.

He avoided meeting her on the staircase. She opened my door and I saw that her face was confused and supplicatory.

Maljanen rated it liked it Jun 11, Log In Sign Up. No trivia or quizzes yet. And life grows easier for me in consequence. She was sitting at the table, leaning on her elbows, with her head in her hands. The student becomes angry, accusing her of telling him a pack of lies. And the whole thing turns out pretty stupidly, and very cruelly. Whenever I come to this point in my story, I always feel horribly awkward and idiotic. Next time, Teresa asked the narrator to write a letter again. And in return for my thus moving her to tears by real letters maaxim the imaginary Boles, she began to mend the holes I had in my socks, shirts, and other articles of clothing.


It was a very unusual sort of face for her.

I wrote those answers well The student realises that he has misjudged her – and writes letters for he from that time on, until she is put in prison some 3 months later. Christine Villamarzo rated it it was amazing Dec 03, If you relate to a very isolated and lonely existence this story will get very close to the bone.

When she approaches him and asks him to write a letter to her lover, he does so. In goryk, we also are fallen folks, and, so far as I can see, very deeply fallen into the abyss of self-sufficiency and maxi, conviction of our own superiority. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kausar Azam rated it it was amazing Nov 28, But enough of this.

Want to Read saving…. Student,” she said, as if offended with me for blundering over the name, “he is Boles–my young man. I lived on the top floor and her room was opposite mine.