The Seagull is a play by Anton Chekhov that was that was first performed in 1896.


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See a complete list of the characters in The Seagull and in-depth analyses of Konstantin Treplev, Irina Arkadina, and Nina.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in The Seagull, from the major themes to motifs and symbols.


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Quick Quizzes

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Further Study

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