Unformatted text preview: summer houses for renters on their land. However, the entire family balks at this. They refuse to come to their senses and believe that they are not nearly as affluent as they used to be, they ignore reality and to keep the appearances that they are still as wealthy as before they spend much more then they can afford and spend themselves further and further into debt. This may be related to all of the upper class in the years following the emancipation of the serfs and afterwards the division of the estates. The noble families refused to come to terms with the changes that were taking place around them and instead they...
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- Fall '08
- The Cherry Orchard, Nobility, Constantin Stanislavski, entire family balks