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Chekhovs Love Talent The love relationships that strain traditional relationships in both Angel The Darling and The Lady with the Little Dog by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov are similar in how they depict foreshadowing yet the stories develop differently skipping an introduction jumping into developing the characters and then Chekhov begins describing the setting of the story The foreshadowing of Chekhov has a major part in keeping the reader engrossed in the love stories The foreshadowing similarities between Angel The Darling and The Lady with the Little Dog are incredibly noticeable Foreshadowing is the ability of the writer to give hints about future events that will occur in the story Both stories deal with a love story and Chekhov does an exceptional job keeping the reader addicted to the stories In Angel The Darling Olga Plemyannikov also known as Angel first marries Vanya Kukin but their wedding is not as they both expect He was happy but it rained on his wedding day - and his wedding night - so that look of desperation remained 290 This is an example of foreshadowing because the reader cannot help but notice how the and is italicized and that it is his wedding not Angels and Vanyas To the reader this is a sign that at some point in the story the two newlyweds will split Likewise Dmitri Dmitrich Gurov in The Lady with the Little Dog speaks of women several times as an inferior race 299 Gurov is a married man who enjoys the company of females more than males because he feels more comfortable with women The foreshadowing alerts the reader that Gurov will or already has encountered mistresses and he will continue to do so with Anna Another example of foreshadowing is Olga receiving the urgent telegram in Angel The Darling a voice outside demands the letter is urgent Before opening the letter Olgas fingers already tremble and she nearly faints Before she
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