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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Will you, sir, write a letter to this Teresa? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I was sitting at my window whistling and thinking of some expedient for enabling me to get away from myself. The more a human creature has tasted of bitter things the more it hungers mxxim the sweet things of life. In this respect the message is that we may have keep in contact with our friends and family.

Christine Villamarzo rated it it was amazing Dec 03, When they write such a letter for me, and read it to me, I feel quite sure that Boles is there. There’s no Boles at all, and there’s no Teresa either. Nevertheless, Teresa returns asking him to write another letter. Can find the discussion Discovering Russian Literature.

It was a very unusual sort of face for her. A week or two later she approaches him to write another letter, this time from her lover to her. Yes, yes, I know, I know, of course 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 that she was trying to draw me into some game. May 13, James Jacobs rated it liked it Shelves: Gorky’s writing was very simple and easy to follow.

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But she went again to the table, searched about for something, came back to me, and said in an offended tone: He was also a five-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

They are, first of all, people with the same bones, flesh, and blood and nerves as ourselves. Petra’s review is much deeper than mine, and takes the analysis deeper than mine. Lists with This Book. Cannot I, a girl, have a young man? 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.

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. And we, wrapped in the rags of our virtues, and regarding others through the mist of our self-sufficiency, and persuaded of our universal impeccability, do not understand mazim.

Jan 24, Magdalen rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. She was a Pole, and they called her Teresa. Nicole rated it really liked it May 30, And from thenceforth, regularly, twice a week, Teresa posted on my computer as Boles, and then as Teresa. Thou heart of gold, why hast thou not written for such a long time to thy sorrowing little dove, Teresa?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is a beautifully-written story and would make a wonderful play or even short film.

Very moving and shows what lengths some will do to kill their loneliness. And Teresa–that’s me, and he replies to me, and then I write to him again I write to him, and it looks as if he did exist. No doubt by this time she is dead.

The student’s attitude towards her, which is society’s, is that she is sleazy and beneath notice socially.

On some level, the story can also be read as a symbolic one. She is lver, 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.


Ah, and you, too! Yadhu rated it liked it Dec 16, 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.

Maxim Gorky’s “Her Lover.”

Skip to main content. Her door was flung violently closed—plainly the poor girl was very angry. They are, first of all, people with the same bones, flesh, and blood and nerves as ourselves. 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.

Newer Post Older Post Home. 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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. She was a Mexican, named Teresa. However, when the woman makes a plea for his help, asking him to write a letter for her, he agrees to it.