One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Captain Buynovsky Timeline and Summary
- Buynovsky comes into the hut in the morning and announces how cold it is outside.
- He yells at a guard during roll call and gets a sentence in the hole as punishment.
- He goes to the worksite and works with the rest of his gang.
- He yells at Fetyukov for being a slacker.
- Buynovsky loudly announces his gang's presence in the mess hall.
- He zones out after his meal.
- Buynovsky gets an extra portion of food from Pavlo.
- After lunch he works hauling a wheelbarrow.
- He refuses to work with Fetyukov and gets assigned with Alyoshka instead.
- Buynovsky starts getting really tired.
- He chats with Tsezar after work.
- That evening Tsezar shares his package with Buynovsky and the two talk.
- A warder comes for Buynovsky.
- He leaves for a ten day stint in the hole.