The Bet Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Two Million Rubles
This story raises more Big Questions than you can shake a stick at. Or maybe you really can shake a stick at all of them. Shmoop doesn't know your life. One of these is the universal and timeless p...
What would you do if you were in solitary confinement but had access to whatever physical objects you wanted (and, um, if TV hadn't been invented yet)? The first thing the pops into Shmoop's mind i...
The Lawyer's Letter
There really aren't all that many physical objects in this story. Actually, we can only think of one (aside from all those books, of course): the letter that the lawyer writes renouncing the bet mo...
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