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By– Anton Chekov
Value Points of the Story
1. Lomov and Chubukov are both neighbours and landlords.
2. Lomov comes to Chubukov with a proposal of marriage with Chubukov’s daughter Natalya.
3. Lomov is 35 and wants to lead a peaceful married life.
4. He thinks that Natalya is an excellent housekeeper, and not bad looking.
5. He is excited and forgets the purpose of his visit.
6. He starts quarrelling with her over Oxen Meadows.
7. Natalya opposes Lomov and claims that Oxen Meadows belong to them.
8. Lomov is ready to show the documents to prove his ownership of Oxex Meadows.
9. He is ready to make Oxen Meadows a present to her.
10. Chubukov enters and adds fuel to the fire.
11. Chubukov sides with his daughter Natalya.
12. Lomov threatens to go to court.
13. They quarrel and indulge in abusing and insulting each other. Character Sketch
14. Natalya comes to know that Lomov has come there with a proposal of marriage.
15. She blames her father for not telling her about it before.
16. She threatens to die if Chubukov doesn’t bring Lomov back.
17. Lomov returns and now they pick up a new quarrel over their dogs.
18. Natalya says that her dog squeezer is far superior to Lomov’s dog Guess.
19. Lomov is excited and his palpitations start rising.
20. He falls down in the armchair and loses his consciousness.
21. Chebukov is confused and threatens to cut his throat or shot himself.
22. Chubukov doesn’t want to miss this opportunity.
23. He makes them embrace and kiss each other.
24. Chubukov blesses them a happy married life.