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The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard


by Anton Chekhov

The Stationmaster, Postmaster, and Guest

Character Analysis

These uninspiring people appear at the party to the disgust of Fiers, who has retained his high standards: "I'm not well," he says. "At our balls some time back, generals and barons and admirals used to dance, and now we send for post-office clerks and the Station-master, and even they come as a favor" (3.75).