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The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard


by Anton Chekhov

Ermolai Lopakhin Timeline and Summary

  • Lopakhin welcomes Lubov, who's just returned from Paris. He reminds her that the estate auction has been set for August 22nd, and suggests a plan to save the estate. Lubov is not interested.
  • In Act 2, Lopakhin urges Lubov and Gaev to take action, but they decline. He gets frustrated.
  • Lopakhin buys the orchard. He plans to turn it into vacation homes right away.
  • Lopakhin sees off Lubov and the family. He does not propose to Varya.