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The story does not condemn private acquisition and materialism, but asserts that human beings can have fulfillment from attention to material goods.

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Todas las leches vegetales Maria Del Mar Gomez. In his last hours, he is delirious, imagining himself again sitting before the general; at first, Akaky pleads forgiveness, but as his death nears, he curses the general. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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His threadbare overcoat is often the butt of their jokes. Co-workers start noticing him and complimenting him on his coat and he ventures out into the social world. Petersburg and pick the finest materials they can afford marten fur was too expensive, so they use cat fur for the collar.

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. Finally, Akaky’s ghost catches up with the general — who, since Akaky’s death, had begun to feel guilt over having mistreated him — and takes his overcoat, frightening him terribly; satisfied, Akaky is not seen again. After keeping Akaky waiting, the general demands of him exactly why he has brought so trivial a matter to him, personally, and not presented it to his secretary.


He excoriates Akaky for not going through the proper government channels to get an interview. Please try again later. 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.

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Hermanito y Hermanita Brothers Grimm. 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. Akaky also treats the coat with the tenderness and obsession of a lover.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Soon afterward, Akaky falls deathly ill with fever. Review quote “I still believe that cracks exist in the artistic outcomes of history, a crack which didn’t exist in “El Capote” by Gogol and the “Metamorphosis” by Kafka. Men who rob Akaky of his new cloak. He is not oppressed by the nature of bureaucratic work because he enjoys performing bureaucratic tasks. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. En route home, two ruffians confront him, take his coat, kick him down, and leave him in the snow. 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 Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Although he enjoys his work and never makes a mistake, he has no desire to take on more challenging work, realizing that he has limited capabilities.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Norma October Language: His superior decides to host a party honoring the new overcoat, at which the habitually solitary Akaky is out of place; after the party, Akaky goes home, far later than he normally would.

Lugares Sagrados Francis Amalfi. Vladimir Nabokovwriting in his Lectures on Russian Literaturegave the following appraisal of Gogol and his most famous story: