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How does Gegory Kuzmich react to his position as cashier in "The Confession"?

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In his story "The Confession," Chekhov points to the mutations that money can make upon character.  When Gregory Kuzmich first receives his promotion to cashier, he is amazed at the transformations that apparently have taken place with heretofore unfriendly associates. He remarks,

I beheld all man's wonderful, until now unsuspected qualities...."Strange," I said to myself, "either something has...

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