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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I was bored; the weather was dirty.

I looked at her—her face was troubled, her fingers were trembling. Cannot I, a girl, have a young man?

Maxim Gorky’s “Her Lover.”

In her hand was my letter to Boles. The Latin American Crime Issue: Her Lover by Maxim Gorky. Whenever I come to this point in my story, I always feel horribly awkward and idiotic. Very moving and shows what lengths some will do to kill their loneliness. Dec 17, Ruqaya rated it it was ok. Her Lover is not just a warning about the fact that we shouldn’t judge others too harshly, it’s just a testament to human loneliness, it’s also a reminder that there is always more than we see.

Her Lover by Maxim Gorky

Gorky artistically goes beyond the individual representation of Teresa and universalizes the point in a way that anyone in the world may have encountered such a life. And we, wrapped in the 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 mmaxim to write a letter for her acquaintance who lived in her homecountry- Poland.


Posted by Anatoly Learner lpver 5: I have no wish whatever to cultivate your acquaintance. Thou heart of gold, why hast thou not written for such a long time to thy sorrowing little dove, Teresa?

I saw that her face was confused and supplicatory I write to him, and it looks as if he did exist. I lived on the top flight and her garret was opposite to mine.

Don’t you come sneaking about me any longer. Seira Yun rated it really liked it Aug 23, Well, why is she writing on his wall…? A week or two later she approaches him to write another letter, this time from her lover to her. Her door was flung violently to–plainly the poor wench was very angry Some one came in. He lived alongside a neighbor, a lady lober Teresa. The spinster in Hitchcock’s ‘Rear window’ would have been apt for this story.

Subsequently, about three months after this history began, they put her in prison for something or other. Occasionally, I saw her drunk, with bleary eyes, tousled hair, and a particularly hideous grin—and on such occasions, she would speak to me.

A very short, quirky little story by Gorky, available free online: And I thus concluded: Lists bby This Book.


And has he been your young man long? However, there is a fourth player in this convoluted game. And has he been your young man long?

Return to Book Page. When they write such a letter for me, and read it to me, I feel quite sure that Boles is there. She followed, and said in an offended tone: Teresa makes her hef by exchanging sex for money, whether as a whore or given expected presents by men isn’t clear. A Polish woman of questionable morality lives next bh to a student who dislikes her so strongly, he actively tries to avoid seeing or meeting her.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. I wrote those answers well Soon after, she asks him to write gorkt letter, as a young man, to his girlfriend, Teresa. The student’s attitude towards her, which is society’s, is that she is sleazy and beneath notice socially.

I looked at her, and tried to make out which of us was taking leave of his or her senses.

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