Chekhov has given us reason to believe that money does not buy happiness, as he has led us step by step through all the reasons why.
With the use of classical literary devices, Chekhov has given new meaning to the word moral. Using various writing Medias to present the universal theme of greed, his most effective literary device was his narrative view point. Without the use of third person narration, Chekhov would not have been as successful in going into the mind of the protagonist he created - Ivan Dmitritch. Having the story focused on Ivan's thoughts for the most part, Chekhov does shift perspectives as he brings the satire to a cessation. Knowledge is power, and Chekhov grants the reader the priceless gift of omniscience. He takes us into the minds of two seemingly satisfied people who become ov