HER LOVER SHORT STORY MAXIM GORKY A L E X E I M A X I M O V I C H P E S H K O V, P R I M A R I LY K N O W N A S M A X I M G O R K Y, WA. PDF | This paper debates three views in Maxim Gorky’s short story Her Lover. The first one is human loneliness, lack of communication. Her Lover. A Story. by Maxim Gorky. An acquaintance of mine once I lived on the top flight and her garret was opposite to mine. I never left my door open when .

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So the moral of the story -briefly- is not to be prejudic Was it stereotypical towards women? And Teresa–that’s me, and he replies to me, and then I write to him again Dec 31, dely rated it it was ok Shelves: He holds her in disdain, and actively avoids her.

I looked at her, and tried to make out which of us was taking leave of his or her senses. She lives alone in her apartment and there is no one in this world to treat her with love.

I post to him, and it looks as if he did exist. When they randomly met in the yard, she would smile which seemed to the narrator as sly and cynical.

Maxim Gorky’s “Her Lover.”

On such occasions she would speak to me. I felt like we as readers weren’t really able to have a glance into the soul of Teresa, but I was still fascinated by her and by the relationship between these two characters. Russian Literature Maxim Gorky Internet. No trivia or quizzes yet.


He lived alongside a neighbor, a lady called Teresa. Mxxim narrator nearly burst out laughing, hearing this from the woman who was more than five feet high. Cannot I, a girl, have a young man? Yer the Mother of God protect thee!

He only exists in the letters which Mr. She, of course, listened to them, maxi wept like anything, roared, I should say, with her bass voice. Kausar Azam rated it it was amazing Nov 28, I helped her with things to say.

Trivia About Her Lover. I waited to see what would come of all this, and I saw and felt that, apparently, I had made a great mistake in suspecting that she was trying to draw me into some game. But this, after all, was a very rare occurrence. Then my door opened. Thou heart of gold, why hast thou not written for such a locer time to thy sorrowing little dove, Teresa?

Her Lover by Maxim Gorky

Did he go deeper to analyze her jer and behaviour? I never left my door open when I knew her to be at home. So Gorky has excluded her from the possibility of friendship with ‘decent’ people and from the love of a ‘good’ man.


I wrote those answers well Sometimes I chanced to meet her on the staircase or in the yard, and she would smile upon me with a smile which seemed to me to be sly and cynical. She, of course, read the pages, and even wept, and roared with laughter, I should say, with her bass voice. This idea of humanism according to Maxim Gorky leads society to a peaceful and happy life.

I remained with a very unpleasant feeling in my mind. Then the door opened. Alongside of me, not three yards away, lived a human creature who had nobody in the world to treat her kindly, affectionately, and this human being had invented a friend for herself!

I didn’t want to go out, and out of sheer gorkyy I began a course of self-analysis and reflection.

Very old indeed–yes, that’s what it is! It is all as old as the hills—so old that it is a bg to speak of it.