I'll borrow something that he said. Since Chekhov's influence is representative of Carver's career, it is surprising that the specific ways Carver incorporates Chekhov's writing ideologies have hitherto gone unacknowledged. An examination of Carver's themes and techniques suggests that he believed in art's transcendent power and consciously and unconsciously borrowed from Chekhov. In fact, Carver welcomed for himself and recommended to others artistic transcendence generally and Chekhov's influence specifically: "Anyone who reads literature, anyone who believes, as one must in the transcendent power of art, sooner or later has to read Chekhov. And just now may be a better time than any" Unknown Asked about literary influences, Carver answers : "Chekhov. I suppose he's the writer whose work I most admire. But who doesn't like Chekhov? Reading what Chekhov had to say Carver tells another interviewer that he "wrote more carefully" and "better" as the result of reading other writers.
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“What We Talk About When We Talk About Love”: Analysis of Types of Love
The reader gets the feeling that he may be selling all his possessions, looking to start life anew. A young couple stops by to select furniture for their new apartment. They haggle a little over prices and buy a TV and a bed. The drinking man tells the young girl to put a record on. When the music begins the man asks the couple to dance. Uncomfortably, they comply. Then the drinking man dances with the young girl, and she says to him: "You must be desperate or something. She mocks the record-player and records he gave them, saying: "Will you look at this shit?
Raymond Carver is the writer who uses minimalism in his writing style to set up the tone of the story from the very beginning. Love is a word that one hears in everyday life. Talking about love, people mean different things. People talk about loving their parents, cars, pets, movies, books, ice cream, children, spouses, and so forth. However, love is different in each instance, and the concept of love puzzles many people. In contemporary pop culture, the word love has been overused, and it is not easy to tell what the word actually means. Love means different things to different people. The essay shall examine major themes and main characters of the story and their attitude to love and relationships.