The Lady with the Pet Dog by Anton Chekhov

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If you had to give a different title to Chekov's the lady with the pet dog what would it be?

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I honestly don't think you can improve upon the title of the story, although of the variations, I vastly prefer "Lady with the lap dog" to "Lady with the Pet Dog"

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Personally, I would call it either "Escape" or "Paradox ." "Escape" would refer to both the vacation setting and the way Gurov works to get close to the woman, and then pulls away. It...

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