The Nincompoop is about a rich man who wants to teach his children’s governess, Julia Vassilyevna, a valuable lesson. He wanted to teach. Anton Chekov’s A Nincompoop gives a great reflection of today’s world in reference to servers and the serviced. Chekov showed his views on. A Nincompoop by Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov, Short Stories, Of My Life. Visit. Discover ideas about Anton Chekhov. A Nincompoop by Anton Chekhov.

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Here they are in an envelope all ready for you Maybe they are right, maybe not. Sarah from studyhippo Hi there, would you xhekhov to get such a paper? The master is taking away from the maid in two ways by taking her money and silencing her power.

Yet, she is ultimately shot down by her boss and with every reproach the governess loses her nerve. If you have any complaints about this content, please let us know. I was overcome with anger. Twelve and seven – nineteen. Being strong and crushing the weak are not synonyms. If he had done such thing, he would have known that a governess is usually from an educated yet impoverished family. Or was it selfishness, as no Egyptian seemed to be bothered about what was happening to other Egyptians?

You or whoever translated this short story perverted its moral. Anton Chekhov, the Russian writer Post a Comment Note: In his story The Nincompoop, he explains how the weak people in this world are crushed easily by the cunning rich.

The Master was only testing the Governess of his children and gave Julia the full eighty rubles in cash, and he scolded her for behaving like a Nincompoop. Had there been no writers in Russia such as Tolstoy, Maxim Gorky, Alexander Pushkin, Mayakovski, Chekhov and Solzhenitsyn, there would have been no revolution, whether there had been a Lenin or not.


Here is your money, my dear. Thus an amount of sixty rubles only was due to her. A Nincompoop In day-to-day life, t wassail are ofttimes incidents or even common behaviors demonstrate by well-nigh that lead others to believe that the person is a after part.

Short Stories “A Nincompoop” by Anton Chekhov | The World of Short Stories

When did not I take a loss! She murmured her little ” merci” several times and went out. Posted by SURI at The only time it was ruled by non-Egyptians during that long stretch of time, of over two thousand years, was when the Hyksos subdued our country, desecrated its sacred places and oppressed our people, during the Second Intermediate Period BC.

There will not be enough genes of rebellion in their blood to revolt. Is it really possible to be so spineless?

Anton ChekhovShort Stories 14 comments: She could either become the compagnion of a wealthy lady, the mistress of a wealthy man or a governess. Her chin trembled; she coughed nervously and blew her nose, but – not a word. Frank Baum Mark Twain O. Bg we know how writers in Russia prepared their people for protestation, change and revolutions. She seems to be living with a statement stamped on her forehead, and declaring to all: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

A Nincompoop. Anton Chekhov Story. Reintroduced By P.S.Remesh Chandran.

A Nincompoop is a person who suffers everything without a word of protest, a common figure and national trait in many countries. He found his characters from among the middle class and poor people of Russia. Seven rubles gone from salary! I was overcome with anger. But the employer does not stop here; he continues to reduce her pay offment by coming up with bizarre excuses like making her pay for Kolyas torn tip when he climbed a tree repayable to [Julias] neglect Although you most likely need some money, you stand on ceremony and won’t ask for it yourself.


Chekhov, Toergjenev, Tolstoi, Dostojevski, Gorki, etc,etc. Now then, you have been here two months, so ….

Three rubles, nothing more. Have we encouraged our oppressors by our timidity and weakness to rule over us; exploit and rob us of our country, land, riches, and heritage; and destroy our identity, culture, religion, and values?

In chkehov words are we, like her, nincompoops for, as with idividuals, nations too can be fools and simpltons, or at least certain sections of them?

Had there been no writers in Russia such as Tolstoy, Maxim Gorky, Alexander Pushkin, Mayakovski, Chekhov and Solzhenitsyn, there would have been no revolution there, bloody or not, whether there had been a Vladimir Illyich Nindompoop Lenin or not.

Such people are there in every community, society, country, age.


The reader can suppose that Julia is extremely upset, but she che,hov risk losing her job o! It also is a prime example of knowing one’s worth. I played a little joke on you, a cruel lesson, just to teach you… I am going to give you the entire eighty rubles!