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The Three Sisters

by Anton Chekhov

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Why are essays referring to "Three Sisters" as "The Three Sisters" posted here?

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It is not any sort of nefarious intent nor is it a lack of research.  What you see as a problem here is simply a choice of the translators from Russian to English.  Some translators prefer to use the article "the" while others stay truer to the original language by omitting the article.  I do not speak Russian, so I will leave it to another to further explain the choices made as a translator makes his or her decisions. 

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