What kind of love happens What kind of love – this is the problem over which Russian writer V. P. Astafyev is reasoning. The author speaks with indignation about the incident that occurred once on the train, where he witnessed how a disabled person who lost his hands in a war, slavishly, obediently looked after his wife, trying to please her in every possible way. Dislike we hear in the words of VP Astafyev, telling about the behavior of the woman Murochka, who responded to all the efforts of her husband with a haughty gaze and a pair of ironic, carelessly abandoned “tender” words.
The author, not accepting such a relationship between the spouses, admits that “if this is really love,” then he, VP Astafyev, can not understand such love. We can not disagree with the writer. Indeed, love... should ennoble people, do better, happier, and not turn into slaves. This attitude of the wife to her husband is described by Leo Tolstoy in the novel War and Peace. Helen Bezukhova does not like Pierre. The words and actions of her husband make her laugh. then a contemptuous look, then a rude word.
But the countess is very fond of the money of her husband… The very fact that at the time of the war in 1812 Helen with a living husband decides the “truly great” question, for which of the two lovers to marry, speaks of the immorality of this beautiful woman. In the article “The Great Love Story” I. Rudenko, it is told that among the exhibits of the Historical Museum one day a scrap of paper was found with several lines written in pencil: “Seryozha.