Pains and Pangs in Anton Chekhov’s Story Vanka
Keywords:Critical Discourse Analysis, Ideology, Pedagogy, Apprenticeship, Power Abuse
The present paper explores and analyses pains and pangs in Anton Chekhov’s Story Vanka by the means of critical discourse analysis for pedagogical purpose. The study paper was carried out by using secondary resources. In Vanka, with his simplicity and minuteness of details, Chekhov reveals his sense of man's inhumanity to man. Poverty, widely discussed in Marxist ideologies, is a curse to majority of school age children. The school age child Vanka is not exception anyway.
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