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The Lady with the Dog

The Lady with the Dog


by Anton Chekhov

The Lady with the Dog: It’s Too Bad the Dog Doesn’t Have a Say in All This Quiz

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Q. Why does Gurov go to Moscow?

Because he is offered a high-profile job there
Because Minneapolis wasn’t cold enough for him
To follow Anna
Because that is where his home is
Q. Where is Anna when Gurov seeks her out?

At an opera
At a wedding
On a boat
In school
In a box, with a fox
Q. Why does Anna ask Gurov to leave?

Because she doesn’t love him
Because if he is caught he will be arrested
Because he has severe halitosis
Because she doesn’t want anyone to discover their secret
Q. What does Gurov realize upon seeing Anna one day?

That he no longer cares for her company
That he is in love with her
That she’s got an awful unibrow, and she’s really one to talk about his halitosis
That he is still in love with his wife
Q. What happens to Gurov and Anna’s relationship?

They part ways
They divorce their spouses and get married
It is unresolved at the end of the story
It is profiled on match.com