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But with Gogol this shifting is the very basis of his art, so that whenever he tried to write in the round hand of literary tradition and to treat rational ideas in a logical way, he lost all trace of talent. His hopes are quickly dashed by the theft of the coat. Socially inept Akaky makes an unflattering remark concerning departmental secretaries, provoking so powerful a scolding from the general that he nearly faints and must be led from the general’s office.

The Overcoat

Akaky gkgol from an introverted and hopeless but functioning non-entity with no expectations of social or material success to one whose self-esteem and thereby expectations are raised by the overcoat. Instead, the younger clerks tease him and attempt to distract him whenever they can.

La lectura de este cuento es breve, pero hay que paladearla como un buen vino.

Retrieved from ” https: One-eyed, heavy-drinking, decent, tailor whom Bashmachkin hires to make his new cloak. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Victor Gallego is a translator. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Penguin Books, People are brought together by material goods. Gogol makes much of Akaky’s name in the opening passages, saying, “Perhaps it may strike the reader as a rather strange and farfetched name, but I can assure him that it was not farfetched at all, that the circumstances were such that it was quite out of the question to give him any other name The Overcoat is a philosophical tale in the tradition of a stoic philosopher or Schopenhauer.

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Akaky also treats the coat with the tenderness and obsession of a lover. Wikisource has original text related to this article: In addition, the literal meaning of the name, derived from the Greek, is “harmless” or “lacking evil”, showing the humiliation it must have taken to drive his ghost to violence.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. His job is to copy documents such as letters. Views Read Edit View nikoil. The cost of a new overcoat is beyond Akaky’s meager salary, so he forces himself to live within a strict budget to save sufficient money to buy the new overcoat.

Coworker of Akaky who advises him to see a certain prominent personage in a government office who will help Akaky track down his stolen cloak. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Akaky’s low position in the bureaucratic hierarchy is evident, and the extent to which he looks up the hierarchical ladder is well documented; [14] sometimes forgotten, according to Harold McFarlin, is that he is not the lowest-ranked in the hierarchy and thus in society.

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Bureaucrat in one of the departments of the Russian government in St. Vladimir Nabokovwriting in his Lectures on Russian Literaturegave the following appraisal of Gogol and his most famous story: En route home, two ruffians confront him, take his coat, kick him down, and leave him in the snow.

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Bureaucrat nukoli concerned with demonstrating the power he wields as a supervisor.

He has mastered the bureaucratic language “bureaucratese” and has internalized it to the extent that he describes and treats the non-civil servants “only two ‘civilians,’ the landlady and tailor, play more than incidental roles” as if they are part of the same world—the tailor is described as sitting “like a Turkish Pasha”, that is, a government official, and Akaky “treats the self-effacing old landlady just like his bosses treat him at the office ‘somehow coldly and despotically’ “.

Co-workers start noticing him and complimenting him on his coat and he ventures out into the social world. Men who rob Akaky of his new cloak.

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