The Question and Answer section for Vanka is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm pretty sure the shoe maker has shoes but he refuses to give Vanka any so Vanka doesn't run away.
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Judicial spite means using casuistry reason to cause harm to one side. The comparison between Eel and an actual eel is not the only metaphorical turn that occurs in Chekhov's descriptions of this distinctive canine. Eel is also personified as a...