The Cherry Orchard

by: Anton Chekhov

Context Quick Quiz

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What social position did Anton Chekhov’s grandfather occupy?

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What expense prompted Chekhov to start writing and selling short stories at age 19?

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In what literary genre did Chekhov make his reputation?

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What fatal disease was Chekhov suffering from at the time he wrote The Cherry Orchard?

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What aspect of The Cherry Orchard was a matter of contention between Chekhov and his director, and is still disputed today?