Executive summary Night

Executive summary Night

VM Garshin the
Night
Poor master, listening to the ticking of the clock, thinks of suicide. Several voices struggle in it; the clearest “scourged him with certain, even beautiful phrases.” So he sits at 8 o’clock in the evening before he got hold of the suicide weapon – he stole a revolver from his doctor’s friend’s office while he was away (on the way to the doctor the cabman told the passenger about the suicide of his young colleague – they say, the gentlemen are furious with the fat, and the working man when about suicides think?). When the hero has already picked up a pistol, the bell rang, and the suicide recalls his carefree childhood when he lived in a remote village with an unfortunate father who loved him more than anything in the world, who often told about Christ and other biblical stories. A person searches for a cheap Bible and finds in it: “If you do not address and will not be like children…” – it seems to him that he understood everything. “We must relate ourselves to the common life… not to love for our own” I “, but for the common people’s truth… it is necessary to reject the” I “, otherwise” it will tear itself. “He was seized with an unprecedented delight, the whole body, thousands of bells rang out, the sun flashed dazzlingly…
The light of a new day lit up the corpse with a happy expression on the pale face.


Executive summary Night