Essay # REVISED 6 Lady with the Dog

Essay # REVISED 6 Lady with the Dog - Justin Joseph Eng...

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Justin Joseph 5/9/2005 Eng 2850 REVISED Essay # 6 John Lyly once said “The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.” This quote best applies to the story, “The Lady with The Dog.” Both Anna and Dmitri think they are the perfect mates for each other. However, what they fail to realize is that they really are not in love, but they are in fact deceiving themselves. They believe that they have found eternal bliss in one another and that there lives will be more fulfilling than it was before. Yet, the reality is that “they both realized that the end was still far, far away, and the hardest, the most complicated part was only the beginning” (1535). They realize that the hardest part has yet to come. Once the good feeling of sex and infatuation rubs off, they are going to have to come full circle and evaluate their relationship and wonder how it will last. One reason as to why they’re love won’t last is because they are not in love; rather they are in lust for each other. It is clearly evident that Dmitri is not in love with Anna but he
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