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1) no polemics; 2) total objectivity; 3) truthful description; 4) extreme brevity; 5) audacity, originality, and no stereotypes; and 6) compassion.

Chekhov says, "It's not that . . ." the author has a "definite view and convictions . . . nowadays everyone does; the important thing is that" the author "has a method." Whatever type of analysis is being pursued ". . . method constitutes one-half of talent." 2 (Letter of March 6, 1888). Chekhov's own method experienced an evolution as both he and his career developed.

1) no polemics; 2) total objectivity; 3) truthful description; 4) extreme brevity; 5) audacity, originality, and no stereotypes; and 6) compassion.

Chekhov says, "It's not that . . ." the author has a "definite view and convictions . . . nowadays everyone does; the important thing is that" the author "has a method." Whatever type of analysis is being pursued ". . . method constitutes one-half of talent." (Letter of March 6, 1888). Chekhov's own method experienced an evolution as both he and his career developed.

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2007-10-19 09:54:08 GMT
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