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A Trifle from Real Life A Russian writer Anton Chekhov wrote the story A Trifle from Real Life in second part of 19th century Story appears in St Petersburg where two main characters Aliosha and Nikolai Ilitch Belayeff are having a conversation about Alioshas relationship with his father Through this conversation the writer is giving us a message about adultchild relationship This story happened in capital of imperial Russia and has two main and three minor characters Aliosha who is one of them is an eight-year-old kid Anton Chekhov presents him as a very smart and intelligent Aliosha was able to carry conversation with another main character Nikolai Ilitch Belayeff through all the time even that he is 32 years old Nikolai is an Alioshas mothers lover who is rich and well respected in community He is a wealthy and influential supporter of local racetracks Nikolai did not love Alioshas mother so much Their relationship for him was long and boring He never took notice before about Aliosha while he was visiting Alioshas mother which showed to me that he is snobby He would never bring himself at lower level and talk to somebody who is not rich as he is or not even more This time he broke that unwritten snobby rule but just because he was bored waiting for Olga Ivanovna Olga is Alioshas mother who is divorced and unhappy with her life She is single mother with two children left alone to raise them on her own In that period of time a father was the figure that would work and provide living for family For some unknown reason Olga does not allow Sonia and Aliosha to see their father Pelagia who is house made for Olgas family takes Sonia and Aliosha every Thursday and Friday for a walk before dinner While they are out Pelagia would take them to confectionery store incognito to meet their father Sonia and Aliosha
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