Summary “The young peasant woman” Pushkin

Summary “The young peasant woman” Pushkin

Ivan Petrovich Berestov and Grigory Ivanovich Muromtsev, the landlords, do not get along with each other. Berestov the widower, succeeds, we love neighbors, has Alexey’s son. Muromsky “a real Russian gentleman,” a widower, an angloman, farming is inept, educating his daughter Lisa. Alexei Berestov wants to make a military career, his father does not agree, and while Alexei lives in the village as a “master,” making an indelible impression on the romantic county ladies, including Lisa, the daughter of Muromsky. “She was 17. Black eyes enlivened her swarthy and very pleasant face.” Once Lisa’s maid Lisa goes to visit Berestov’s maid, sees Alexei. Liza imagined him to be a “romantic ideal”: pale, sad, thoughtful, but, according

to Nastya’s stories, the young gentleman is cheerful, handsome, cheerful. Despite, that in the village the rumor spreads about Alexei’s unhappy love, he is a “jerk”, he likes to chase girls. Lisa dreams of meeting with him. She decides to dress up in a peasant dress and behave like a simple girl. In the woods he meets Alexei, who goes on a hunt. A young man is called to conduct it. Lisa is represented by Akulina, the daughter of a blacksmith. Assigns Alexey the next appointment. All day long young people think only about each other. After seeing Alexei again, Liza-Akulina says that this meeting will be the last. Alexei “assures her of the innocence of her desires,” says “the language of true passion.” The condition for the next meeting is Lisa’s promise not to try to find out anything about her. Alex decides to keep his promise. In 2 months between Alexey and the girl there is mutual passion. Once Berestov and Muromsky accidentally meet in the woods on a hunt. From a fright Muromsky’s horse suffered. He falls, Berestov comes to his aid, and then invites to his house. After lunch Muromsky, in turn, invites Berestov to come with his son to his estate. “Thus, the antiquity, ancient and deeply entrenched, seemed ready to cease from the timidity of the filly of the filly.”
When Berestov and Alexei arrive, Lisa, so that Alex does not recognize her, appears whitened, nasurmlennaya, with false ringlets. At dinner, Alexey plays the role of “absent-minded and thoughtful”, and Lisa “zemannitsya, speaks through his teeth and only in French.” The next morning Lisa-Akulina meets with Alexei in a grove. He admits that during the visit to Muromsky he did not even pay attention to the young lady. Begins to teach the girl to read and write. That “quickly learns.” A week later, a correspondence begins between them. The mailbox is a hollow of an old oak tree. The reconciled fathers are thinking about the wedding of the children (Alexei will have a rich estate, the Muromsky has big connections). Alexei also comes up with the “romantic idea to marry a peasant woman and live by his labors.” He makes a proposal to Liza-Akulina in a letter and goes to explain with Berestov. Liza is at home reading his letter, recognizing her lover in her. He makes a proposal to Liza-Akulina in a letter and goes to explain with Berestov. Liza is at home reading his letter, recognizing her lover in her. He makes a proposal to Liza-Akulina in a letter and goes to explain with Berestov. Liza is at home reading his letter, recognizing her lover in her.


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Summary “The young peasant woman” Pushkin