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ENG 2333Anton Chekhov BiographyAnton Chekhov was born in Taganrog, Russia on January 29th, 1860. He wasborn to a father who was a grocer, and a mother known for her storytelling. In 1875, hisparents and five siblings moved to Moscow due to his father’s family business, andChekhov remained in Taganrog until he finished school in 1879. Soon after, he movedto Moscow with his family in order to attend medical school there.Chekhov initially began writing to make extra money for his family. He wrotesmall pieces and short comics for local magazines under another name. In the 1880’sChekhov began his practice as a physician while writing fiction under his own name.These pieces appeared in the paper New Times. During this time, he also served as aplaywright and wrote pieces for a local theater. His style of writing included an unusualmixture of comedy and tragedy. Chekhov’s pieces often included issues concerning