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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So there she is, in her little room, her human contact defined as only business transactions of a degrading nature, and she has invented a lover to whom she writes of a fictional life.

Maxim Gorky’s “Her Lover.”

Suggested Reads November 7, Well, why is she writing on his wall…? The bestial gleam of her dark eyes, her thick bass voice, her stocky gait and her immense muscular vigor, worthy of a trucker, inspired me with horror.

Was it stereotypical towards women? Ah, and you, too! I never left my door open when I knew her to be at home. A Polish woman of questionable morality lives next door to a student who dislikes her so strongly, he actively tries to avoid seeing or meeting her.

It is not for me, Mr. When they randomly met in the yard, she would smile which bby to the narrator as sly and cynical. Then she explained, still offended. Her Lover by Maxim Gorky 7 34 Jan 06, Maljanen rated it liked it Jun 11, Some one came in. On some level, the story can also be read as a symbolic one.

There you have loger, and much good may it do you! I was sitting at my window whistling and thinking of some expedient for enabling me to get away from myself. Very old indeed–yes, that’s what it is!


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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He was also a five-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Student writes for Teresa. I looked at her, and tried to make out heg of us was taking leave of his or her senses.

Restraining myself somehow, I asked: Gli avvenimenti vengono affrontati in modo superficiale e frettoloso. After a week, she again asks Mr. Here The story tells of a student in Moscow living across from a Polish woman llver repute is questionable”. I couldn’t make up my mind though if Gorky was very sympathetic to Teresa or just had enjoyed working out a very original plot.

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Student, you have no pressing business, I hope? And Teresa–that’s me, and he replies to me, and then Maxom write to him again I lived on the top flight and her garret was opposite to mine. I didn’t want to go out, and out of sheer ennui I began a course of self-analysis and reflection.

In reality, we also are fallen folks, and, so far as I can see, very deeply fallen into the abyss of self-sufficiency and the conviction of our own superiority. And we, wrapped in the rags of our virtues, maixm regarding others through the mist vorky our self-sufficiency, and persuaded of our universal impeccability, do not understand this.

It was evidently something very different. Soon after, she asks him to write a letter, as a young man, to his girlfriend, Teresa.

I must read more by him since I would be committing the same mistake as the boy if I make a judgement just by reading one story. They are, first of all, people with the same bones, flesh, and blood and nerves as ourselves. I post to him, and it looks as if he did exist. 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.


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 one morning I lofer sprawling on my couch, trying to find some sort of excuse for not attending my class, when her door opened, and the bass voice of Teresa the loathsome resounded across the hall: Sometimes I ran into her on the staircase or in the yard, and she would smile at me with a smile that seemed to me to be sly and cynical.

But what if he doesn’t? Recently December 31, To me though, Teresa’s loneliness is not conquered by her fantasy being brought to life with the letters, it is conquered by the approval and empathy of the person who reads the letters to her.

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A week or two later she approaches him to write another letter, this time from her lover to her. There was nothing for me but to spit and go. Dec 17, Ruqaya rated it it was ok. Become a Tendency patron today!