Complete text of the one-act play by Anton Chekhov. The fact is, I’ve come to ask the hand of your daughter, Natalya Stepanovna, in marriage. CHUBUKOV. The Marriage Proposal has ratings and 49 reviews. Srividya said: Hilarious! Enjoyed every moment of this fantastic satire on society and its idiosync. 20 Mar Anton Chekhov’s “The Marriage Proposal” is a fantastic one-act comedy filled with brilliant characters. Learn how it differs from Chekhov’s.

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Lomov promises to turn them out. And that blind hen, yes, that turnip-ghost has the confounded cheek to make a proposal, and so on! What did you say? Truly, the author sees married life as a continual disagreement. Sadly, it is also the case with Ulysses, which is for many the very best book ever.

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However, after a few minutes he regains consciousness, and Chubukov all but forces him and his daughter to accept the proposal with a kiss. Sit down, please do. In The Marriage Proposal we have borzois, I think. Dear one, why yell like that? After Lomov has gone, Tschubukov says that the fool znton the courage to come to him with a marriage proposal.


I would not be surprised if this influenced Monty Python. Enjoyed every moment of this fantastic satire on society and its idiosyncrasies. Views Read Edit View history.

You can shout yourself hoarse in your own house, but here I must ask you to restrain yourself! Natalia blames her father and calls him brutal. I can’t make head or tail of all this about aunts and grandfathers and grandmothers! He tells Lomov that the latter cannot prove anything by yelling. His heart is beating terribly; his side is hurting him; his leg is lamed. I suffer from palpitations, I’m excitable and always getting awfully upset.

A Marriage Proposal by Anton Chekhov: Summary

Must have got twisted, or bitten by some other dog. Hurry up and get married and–well, cyekhov the devil with you! Say it again–I didn’t hear it all! And, as you know, my land is a near neighbour of yours. What does it matter? He takes his hat, and staggers out of the room. May 03, Realini rated it it was amazing.

The Proposal – a one-act play by Anton Chekhov

We just get along somehow, my angel, to your prayers, and so on. Oh, don’t go round and round it, darling! In the course of their quarrel, Tschubukov enters. In my opinion, it’s even impudent, if you want to know My aunt’s grandmother gave the land to your father’s grandfather’s peasants Retrieved from ” https: I gave Mironov roubles for him.

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Natalia tells him that she will immediately send her reapers to the meadows. When Lomov is left alone, he feels that he is cold and his whole body is trembling. She does not want to take his property, and she refuses to give up what belongs to her. We’ve had the land for nearly three hundred years, and then we’re suddenly told that it isn’t ours!

Now, you know, you shouldn’t forget all about your neighbours, my darling. I’ll cut my throat!

The Marriage Proposal

Instead of reading books that do not provide me with the best positive marriaage and pleasure, even if they have been listed among the best, I should read the works that are both meaningful and enjoyable, from my point of view.

Just think, what a misfortune I’ve had!

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