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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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