AuthorName: Anton Chekhov
Eras: 1901-1950, 1851-1900
PlayName: Three Sisters, The
Rating: Suitable for all ages
Copyright Status: Public domain
In this monologue, Vershinin talks about how he found his girls and his house safe among the chaos due to the fire. He goes on to philosophize that each generation will be better than the last.
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Age Range: 20s - Late, 30s - Early
Dialects: Standard American, Standard English