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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And who are the fallen classes, I should like to know? Subsequently, about three months after this history began, they put her in prison for something or other. Then the door opened. Remember me on this computer. She leaped from her seat, came towards me with flashing eyes, and laying her hands on my shoulders, began to whisper, or rather to hum in her peculiar bass voice: Others will write for me. I lived on the top floor and her room was opposite mine. To ask other readers questions about Her Loverplease sign up.

And in return, she began to do my laundry. He was also a five-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature. I lived on the top flight and her garret was opposite to mine.

Gorky’s writing was very simple and easy to follow. I saw that her face was confused and supplicatory After a week, she again asks Hee. Was it stereotypical towards women?

I waited to see what would come of all this, and I saw and felt that, apparently, I had made a great mistake in suspecting her of wishing to draw me from the path of righteousness.


I remained with a very unpleasant feeling in my mind. I must say that I quite liked this story, brief as it was.

Maxim Gorky’s “Her Lover.”

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. May 13, Daren rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Hre, however, he realizes the depth of Teresa’s despair.

And we actually listen–and the devil only knows how hideous the whole thing is. He only exists in hy letters which Mr. The loser class, we say. And life grows easier for me in consequence. 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.

Though I tell you plainly that I would willingly have changed places with this Boles if his fair correspondent had been not Teresa but something less than she, because no girls were writing on my wall.

I was a bit fogged at first–and then I guessed how it was. Teresa makes her living by exchanging sex for money, whether as a whore or given expected presents by men isn’t clear. Recently December 31, 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.

I felt like we as readers weren’t really able to have a glance into the soul of Teresa, but I was still fascinated by her and by the relationship between these two characters.

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What is real and what is unreal? Read with the group. At this point I shall ignore it ’cause it doesn’t really matter. The character of the woman wasn’t developed enough to show that she was really in pain. She did, then went to the wall of Boleslav Kashput, who lived in the town of Svieptziana, according to his page. This idea of humanism according to Maxim Gorky leads society to a peaceful and happy life. I didn’t want to go out, and out of sheer ennui I began a course of self-analysis and reflection.


She lives alone at her apartment and to avoid her loneliness she creates an imaginary Lover. Sabrina rated it really liked it Jun 04, Posted by Anatoly Learner at 5: Henceforth, twice a week, he regularly writes letters to Boles and answers from Boles to Teresa as well.

When they write such a letter for me, and read it to me, I feel quite sure that Boles is there. Everybody lives for something better to come.

And we actually listen; how hideous the whole thing is. Dec 31, dely rated it it was ok Shelves: Did he go deeper to analyze her psychology and behaviour?

But she went again to the table, searched about for something, came back to me, and said in an offended tone:

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