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The Lottery Ticket Anton Chekhov. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Антон Павлович Чехов ) (1860-1904) Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Антон Павлович Чехов ) (1860-1904)

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1 The Lottery Ticket Anton Chekhov

2 Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Антон Павлович Чехов ) ( ) Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Антон Павлович Чехов ) ( )

3 Anton Chekhov Physician Physician Major Russian short story writer Major Russian short story writer Playwright Playwright Medicine is my legal wife…Literature is my mistress Anton Chekhov

4 Chekhov About His Writing You say you have cried at my plays…But this is not why I wrote them, I simply wanted to say to people honestly: Understand, how bad and boring your lives are! People should understand this and…create themselves another and better life. What is here to cry about? You say you have cried at my plays…But this is not why I wrote them, I simply wanted to say to people honestly: Understand, how bad and boring your lives are! People should understand this and…create themselves another and better life. What is here to cry about?

5 Chekhovs Talent and Manner Selecting important moments from the trivial ones Selecting important moments from the trivial ones Brevity and conciseness Brevity and conciseness Anti-ideological Anti-ideological Anti-pedagogical Anti-pedagogical Objectivity Objectivity Free artist Free artist

6 What is satire? What is its purpose? Where have you seen the media use satire?

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9 Written work: The Lottery Ticket Give two examples Chekhovs satirical humor in The Lottery Ticket Give two examples Chekhovs satirical humor in The Lottery Ticket What is he satirizing? What is he satirizing? What is the purpose of the satire? What is the purpose of the satire? Is it effective? Why/why not? Is it effective? Why/why not?


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