What attitude does Trofimov have towards society?
Social Darwinist attitude
The purifying quality of suffering is a theme prevalent throughout much of Russian literature, but Trofimov yokes it to a faith in human progress and reason and a Social Darwinist attitude towards society to produce his utopian vision of the future.
What did Lopakhin feel on buying The Cherry Orchard?
Lopakhin and Gayev have returned from the auction. As Lopakhin and Gayev enter, Lopakhin is visibly happy; Gayev is tired and upset and soon leaves. In response to a question by Ranevsky, Lopakhin lets everyone know that he bought the orchard at auction.
What did Lopakhin feel on buying the cherry orchard?
What according to Trofimov is the main problem with Russian intellectuals?
What according to Trofimov, is the main problem with Russian intellectuals? They talk about ideas, but never act on them.
What is the principal irony of The Cherry Orchard?
The irony arises from the fact that while Lopakhin exults about his freedom from his peasant origins, his clumsiness, his insensitivity, and his emotional brutality towards Ranevsky, are all the character traits of a peasant.
What does Lopakhin suggest Ranevsky do with the cherry orchard?
What does Lopakhin suggest Ranevsky do with the cherry orchard? Cut it down, and build cottages on the land.
Why would Trofimov bring back bad memories for Ranevksy?
He drowned in a nearby river. Why would Trofimov bring back bad memories for Mrs. Ranevsky? He was her son Grisha’s former tutor.
How does the cherry orchard depict life as it really is?
The Cherry Orchard is on one level, a naturalistic play because it focuses on scientific, objective, details. It thus is like realism, in that it attempts to portray life “as it really is”. Of course, these details are selected, sketched and presented in a certain way, guided by the author’s intent.
What is the significance of the AXE falling in The Cherry Orchard?
When the axe falls, it represents not only the destruction of the orchard, but of the old aristocratic way of life in Russia.
What is Madame Ranevsky character flaw in the play the cherry orchard?
Most important flaw of her character is that she is stupid. It is evident from her past; when she was away from Russia, her lover has left her for another woman; she has given her whole money to him. Moreover, she has not even tried once to save her estate from auction.
What does Lopakhin suggest Ranekvsy do with the cherry orchard?