What influence the beautiful Russian nature should have on a man is the problem over which Viktor Astafyev reflects.
In his work he enthusiastically describes a flourishing flax field. Narrating how wonderful it is, what life boils about in it, the author with admiration and at the same time with astonishment tells about every blade of grass, about every little animal and every bird flying over it. Viktor Petrovich Astafiev is sure that the beauty of the linen field can not leave anyone indifferent: every person, in his opinion, will decide that not everything in life is lost, if there is this beauty accessible to all. The author’s position is clearly expressed in the final text, when VP Astafyev, confident that nature should make us better, encourages readers to listen, listen,