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The Bet

The Bet

by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The Bet: Symbols True or False

1. The two million rubles has what value in the short story?→the difference between success and bankruptcy
2. In his letter, the lawyer claims to have done what in his prison?→composed awesome music
3. The lawyer promises to do what when his prison term is over?→leave early to lose by default
4. A gunshot is fired outside the prison cell because…→the banker was trying to kill the prisoner
5. The banker reacts to the prisoner's letter by doing what?→feeling great about himself

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