Summary of the story “The Ovsyannikov’s Monastery” by IS Turgenev

Summary of the story “The Ovsyannikov’s Monastery” by IS Turgenev

As if in the distant past, the author peeped, having communicated with the one-man Luke Petrovich Ovsyannikov – a full man of 70 years. Straight-hearted and stubborn, he resembled the dimensionality of his life and the degree of behavior of the old boyars, although it was simpler, and also shaved his beard. To the author’s surprise, the landowner by no means praised the old life, rightly believing that the petty owner, in those days, received no less from the conceited rich people than now. Many memories, including the author’s grandfather, Ovsyannikov are unpleasant: “now I will not see what I’ve seen enough in my youth.” If there was anything good in the old days, it was that big people could live on a grand scale. Important noblemen were completely simple at all and easily communicated with everyone. Such, for example, was Count A. G. Orlov-Chesmensky. The old man praises the current young nobles for ” Dmitry Ovsyannikov argues that all people should help each other, and forever because of this falls into history. The author showed the senselessness of intellectual searches of noblemen of a new type who do not know the true life of the people. Dmitry Ovsyannikov argues that all people should help each other, and forever because of this falls into history. The author showed the senselessness of intellectual searches of noblemen of a new type who do not know the true life of the people.


Summary of the story “The Ovsyannikov’s Monastery” by IS Turgenev