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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Jan 24, Magdalen rated it liked it Shelves: I would like to have changed my room in order to avoid such encounters and greetings; but it was a nice one, and there was such a wide view from the window, and it was always so quiet in the street below—so I endured. I should have liked to have changed my quarters in order to have avoided such encounters and greetings; but my little chamber was a nice one, and there was such a wide view from the window, and it was always so quiet in the street below–so I endured.

But she went again to the table, searched about for something, came back to me, and said in an offended tone: Books by Maxim Gorky. Failed attempt to portray the pains of a lonely woman and a boy who forms am opinion of the woman merely by glancing at the facade.


When they randomly met in the yard, she would smile which seemed to the narrator as sly and cynical. Gofky week or two later she approaches him to write another letter, this time from her lover to her.

She is tallish, powerfully built, having dark brown hairs, black bushy eyebrows, thick masculine voice, she walks like a cabman and she has immense muscular figure, which inspired the narrator with horror. Even his name is not mentioned in the story.

Anatoly’s blog: Her Lover by Maxim Gorky Analysis

He is the neighbor of Teresa. And this is how this long story is often interpreted. What is real and what is unreal? And I asked you to write me a letter from Boles to Teresa–that is to me.

The student then, instead of despising her feels sorry for this lonely woman and repents misjudging her. Very old indeed–yes, that’s what it is! Soon after, she asks him to write a letter, as a young man, to his girlfriend, Teresa. It was evidently something very different. And I felt so sick, so miserable, so ashamed, somehow. Gli avvenimenti vengono affrontati in modo superficiale e frettoloso.

However, when the woman makes a plea for his help, asking him to write a letter for her, he agrees to it. If you relate to a very isolated and lonely existence this story will get very close to the bone.


Her Lover by Maxim Gorky 7 34 Jan 06, The narrator described her as ” a tallish, powerfully-built brunette, with black, bushy eyebrows and a large coarse face as if carved out by a hatchet. I saw that her face was confused and supplicatory He asked, ” Who is this Boles? And life grows easier for me in consequence. This reader believes that the letters are real and thereby elevates Theresa to a romantic and even charming member of society.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There’s no Boles at all, and there’s no Teresa either. I understood at last. Remember me on this computer. I was sitting at my window whistling and thinking of some expedient for enabling me to get away from myself.

The character of the woman wasn’t developed enough to show that she was really in pain.