The Lady with the Pet Dog by Anton Chekhov

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How is the character Gurov presented to us?

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In Chekhov’s “The Lady With The Pet Dog,” Dmitri Dmitritch Gurov is presented to the reader as a bored vacationer in Yalta on the lookout for a new arrival he has heard spoken of—a woman with a little dog. The short story is told in the close third person, almost exclusively from Gurov’s point of view. Gurov is a married father of three who feels...

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