In a play, a writer cannot directly say anything to the audience nor he can convince them personally but there is something he can do; some methods can be adopted […]
Mrs. Ranevsky is major character of this play. She has been sketched very minutely by Anton Chekhov. Chekhov’s characterization is worth mentioning. The play is comedy of actions, as mentioned […]
“The Cherry Orchard” deals with the Revolution of 1917 in Russia. The play was written when there was a social climate change in Russia. It was the downfall for aristocratic […]
“The Cherry Orchard” is a story of an aristocratic family. Estate of that family is going to be auctioned; they are unable to save their estate from auction. Eventually, the […]
Konstantin Stanislavsky produced “The Cherry Orchard” but it was presented as tragedy. Anton Chekhov showed disagreement and called this play a pure comedy.
Much difficulty lies in categorizing “The Cherry Orchard” in the list of comedies. Critics could not come to conclusion in defining its genre. The play has been debated for many […]