PlayName: Three Sisters, The
Rating: Suitable for all ages
Copyright Status: Public domain
In this short monologue, Kulygin gives a book to his siter-in-law, Irina, which he has written himself.
Age Range: 40s - Late, 50s, 60s, 70+
Dialects: Standard American, Standard English
AuthorName: Anton Chekhov
Eras: 1901-1950, 1851-1900
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In this monologue, Masha's older husband, Kulygin, is speaking. He states that in order to live a good life, one must live by a certain pattern. He speaks of the director, who, in spite of being ill, still has an "illuminating personality."
Prior to this monologue, Kulygin's wife, Masha, fell in love with one of the soldiers. Here, Kulygin speaks to Irina and Chebutykin of how fond he is of his wife and how the soldiers are leaving today so that everything may go back to as it was before. Kulygin states that happiness does not come from success and cleverness alone.