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The Christmas Tree and the Wedding (Short Story)

  • Type: Short Story
  • Length: 10 pages

Published in 1848, The Christmas Tree and the Wedding is a short, short story by notable Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky. - AsNotedIn

The other day I saw a wedding... But no! I would rather tell you about a Christmas tree. The wedding was superb. I liked it immensely. But the other incident was still finer. I don't know why it is that the sight of the wedding reminded me of the Christmas tree. This is the way it happened:Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Christmas Tree and the Wedding




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1848/00/00 Fyodor Dostoevsky Author "The Christmas Tree and the Wedding" by Fyodor Dostoevsky is published.

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Particulars for The Christmas Tree and the Wedding (Short Story):
People Breeding ancestry characteristic of the upper class or aristocracy
Season Christmas the annual Christian festival celebrating Christ's birth, late December in the Western Church
Agriculture Christmas Tree a pine tree decorated for Christmas
Italian Con Amore with love, tenderness
Human Attribute Corpulent fat person
Attribute Denude strip something of its covering, possessions, or assets - make bare
Social Dowry property or money brought by a bride to her husband on their marriage
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Clothing Nankeen a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Holiday New Year's Eve evening of December 31st
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Narrative Arts Short Short Story a short story that is less than 3000 words
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

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Original Language: Russian



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