Is The Seagull a comedy or tragedy?


Is The Seagull a comedy or tragedy?

Anton Chekhov:

Anton Chekhov was a Russian playwright and short story writer who lived from 1860 to 1904. Checkhov, along with figures like John Keats, falls into the category of practicing doctors who are remembered for their writing. Chekhov is also one of the early modernist playwrights along with Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg.

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Anton Chekhov's play, The Seagull, in spite of it's comedic wordplay, is a tragedy. The play is tragic because both Konstantin and Nina's lives are...

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