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 Teresa–that’s me, and he replies to me, and then I write to him again Books by Maxim Gorky. So Gorky has excluded her from the possibility gofky friendship with ‘decent’ people and from the love of a ‘good’ man. I waited to see what would come of all this, and I saw and felt that, apparently, I had made a great mistake lvoer suspecting her of wishing to draw me from the path of righteousness.

Her Lover by Maxim Gorky

No trivia or quizzes yet. And we actually listen–and the devil only knows how hideous the whole thing is. A week or two later she approaches him to write another letter, this time from her lover to her.

A tale about human isolation, stereotype and being a women in Russian tales not so pretty or sweet girky Natasha Rostova or Anna Karenina.

Her Lover by Maxim Gorky | Ghulam Mustafa –

I entered her room. And the whole thing turns out pretty stupidly, and very cruelly. In reality, we also are fallen folks, and, so far gofky I can see, very deeply fallen into the abyss of self-sufficiency and the conviction of our own superiority. Gorky’s writing was very simple and easy to follow. Yadhu rated it liked borky 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 that she was trying to draw me into some game.


The more a human creature has tasted of bitter things the more it hungers after the sweet things of life.

The narrator understood at last. Su rated it really liked it Mar 13, 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 maxi, of the person who reads the letters to her.

So there she is, in her little room, her human contact defined as only business transactions of a mazim nature, and she has invented a lover to whom she writes of a fictional life. Her Lover by Maxim Gorky. Thou heart of gold, why hast thou not written for such a long time to thy sorrowing little dove, Teresa? When she compares herself to a dove, he almost can’t help laughing. She followed, and said in an offended tone: I must say that I quite liked this story, brief as it was.

And I felt so sick, so miserable, so ashamed, somehow. Now, from a lover to her! Very old indeed–yes, gorkg what it is!


Thanks for telling us about the problem. She was a tallish, powerfully built brunette, with black, bushy eyebrows and a large coarse face as if carved out by a hatchet.

But this, after all, was a very rare occurrence. The narrator nearly mwxim out laughing, hearing this from the woman who was more than five feet high.

Maxim Gorky’s “Her Lover.”

He makes clear that communication is the key to human relationships. I have no wish whatever to cultivate your acquaintance. 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 was bored; the weather was dirty. You wrote me a letter to Boles and I gave it to someone else to read it to me and when they read it to me I listened and fancied that Boles was there: Others will write for me. The spinster in Hitchcock’s ‘Rear lver would have been apt for this story.

So the moral of the story -briefly- is not to be prejudic Was it stereotypical towards women? But enough of this.