The Word of the Writer
PP Bazhov is a famous Russian writer, creator of wonderful tales about life, everyday life, work, history of the Ural craftsmen. The factory workers, the miners of ores and gems, talented nuggets, who know how to process an ornamental stone, that it revives, blossoms, gives the world its stone symphony of beauty and brilliance – every hero, each character acquires its individual traits, its uniqueness. The spirits of the earth and the Ural mountains, forests and rivers, the forces of the earth live with them in close relationship. And they draw strength, knowledge, talents from Danilo-master, Ivanko-krylatko, Stepan – the guest of the Mistress of Copper Mountain herself, and many, many others, named by name and nameless, who became the true pride
Heroes of the “Silver Hoof”
The common people are the main character of all the collections of Pavel Petrovich. And every character has his own face, his “geezer”. For example, the old man Kokovan from a fairy tale about a magical forest goat. Let us recall its brief content. “Silver hoof” – this is the name of the work. It is written for children, but, no doubt, it will be interesting and adult. And the ideas expressed here are very instructive and important, since they educate and instill in us universal human virtues and values. A fairy tale (we will give a brief summary) The Silver Hoof tells the story of the little orphan Darenka (Daria) nicknamed Pododarenko, her cat Murenka and the old lone hunter Kukovane. Remained six-year-old Darenka without parents and got into someone else’s family. And there their children are full, they live half-starving. Of course, they began to offend the sirotinka, reproach him with a piece. Yes, she also picked up the cat, as thin and hungry, but kind and cheerful. As he starts to purr – and outside the door to hear! Now a few words about Kokovan, otherwise the story and its brief content will not be clear. “Silver hoof” – though a fairy tale, but people like this old man often meet in real
The plot of the story
But let us continue to remember the work, its brief content. “Silver hoof” is therefore a fairy tale that, in addition to specific, realistic details, includes elements of fantasy and magic. This topic is connected with a mysterious goat, for which he hunts for many years over the snow-covered winter forests of Kokovany. Not then to kill! He had just heard from old people that there was a goat in the forest about five horns. And one of his hooves is not simple, but silver. And he knocks them precious gems. But not everyone can see this miracle! Let’s follow the plot, its brief content. Bazhov “Silver Hoof” wrote his own so that the reader is always in suspense, with genuine interest asking mentally the writer: “What’s next?” And then all three of them go to the forest, where exactly Darenka is a magical goat and is. He gives the orphan a whole scattering of precious stones. True, Murenka is lost: most likely, she is also a kitty uneasy, so she returned to her fairy-tale kingdom. This ends the “Silver Hoof”. The summary of the fairy tale can be ended by the author’s explanation of where the deposits of chrysolites originated from in the Urals: the goat barked!