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by Anton Chekhov

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In "The Bet" by Anton Chekhov, what does the story tell us about life and human nature?

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This story remains incredibly ambiguous in terms of its purpose and ending, and thus is open to multiple interpretations. For me, one of the themes that clearly comes out is that earthly rewards are of little worth when we consider the spiritual and eternal rewards that are open to us....

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