Radical Revision Project Of The Lady With The Dog

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The radical revision project that my partner and I decided to do is a scripted scene of a new ending of the short story The Lady with the Dog. My partner and I will be performing a scene in which we will meet up at the Moscow and discuss our love for one another. That is when Dmitri notices a scar on Anna’s face. He begins to panic and pace around her in devastation. Anna can’t seem to stop crying and feels completely stuck in-between a love affair. Anna expresses how her husband has been beating her because he sensed that she was cheating on him with Dmitri. Dmitri finally gets her to calm down, and that’s when they talk about their horrible situation and ways to escape it. Finally, Anna suggests killing her husband because she can’t live another day without Dmitri. They blow off the idea at first but then find themselves plotting her husband’s death. But there’s another thing holding them back from being together, Dmitri’s wife. Little does he know, Anna has already handled that situation earlier that day. It is then up to the reader to decide what Anna’s has done to Dmitri’s wife and kids. Has she killed her or just simple threaten her to stay away from Dmitri forever. When they return back to Anna’s home, Dmitri will shoot Anna’s husband in his sleep with his handgun. Then Dmitri and Anna will flee away from the horrific murder and finally live happily ever after.
In the short story The Lady with the Dog the ending up the story is solely up for the reader to decide. We picked this short story because we both enjoyed reading it and figured we could add to the ending. The reason my partner and I decided to end the story the way we did is because we wanted Dmitri and Anna to end up together. The story is more meaningful and interesting if they remained united because they would have to plot out a plan. This demonstrates how badly they want to be together because...

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