The Three Sisters

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Megan Chevalier
DRAM 1103
Dr. Truscott

The Three Sisters

Various conflicts arise in the drama The Three Sisters. The setting of the drama is in a provincial town. The three sisters, Olga, Masha, and Irina lost their father who commanded the local army post. The sisters lives then became lonely and purposeless. The sisters are very well educated, which is a very good thing. The author basically focuses on alienation and aloneness. The play is centered around the main characters, and what they think of their home. The three sisters figured they would have a better life if they lived in Moscow. The sisters want to leave their home for a better life. The play was meant to show sensitivity and the girls refusal to gain a happier life. The author portrays a finding a security by their brother. But the brother leaves his lonely sisters by marrying a greedy woman by the name of Natasha. After many nights and days of gambling, Andrei realizes his sisters stick together even though they have falling relationships or marriages, and jobs. In this drama the author basically shows how dreams are shattered, and how life can be so tragic. Chekhov focuses on the women unable to be happy, and the brothers experience of the rejection of promises. He also uses humor to play along with the characters of the play. Chekhov tries to base his characters with reality. Although he did lack story write and dramatic conflicts. He didn’t want his characters to be idle, more like inexpressive. It seems that he wanted his audience to be mysterious about the drama. The problems in the drama are simple, but they still struggle and involve failure. To express the meaning of the play as it was originally intended it was important for him to express the nature of his plots as clearly as possible. Overall the play was very realistic. It gives the audience a chance to…...

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