In this monologue, Alexander is speaking to his mother-in-law, Vanya, and Telegin. He tells them that he wishes to sell the estate on which they live so that he may buy a cottage and move to Finland with his young wife.
AuthorName: Anton Chekhov
Eras: 1901-1950, 1851-1900
CharacterName: Alexander Serebrakoff
Age Range: 60s, 70+
Dialects: Standard American, Standard English
PlayName: Uncle Vanya
Rating: Suitable for all ages
Copyright Status: Public domain
In this monologue, Alexander Serebrakoff is speaking to his young wife, Helena. He talks about how terrible it is to be old and that because of his age, he has earned the right to be respected and curmudgeonly.