Characteristics of Famusov and Chatsky
The comedy "Woe from Wit" denied much influence onall Russian literature and in it took far not the last place. In this work there is a confrontation between the two heroes - Famusov and Chatsky. This is not just a disjunction between two characters, but a duel between two views of the world, and, one might say, two epochs - "the present age and the century past." Chatsky is a truthful man of broad views. A brief description of Famusov gives a person who depends on public opinion, who is considered established order and rejects everything that goes beyond the rules and traditions established in society and even his own understanding. He is afraid that his reputation and his family's reputation may be shaken, he even fears the possible gossip about him and what is happening in his house. A more detailed description of Famusov will be considered below.
The share of Famusov fell on a hard day. First, his daughter fools his daughter with his fans. Then Chatsky irritates him with his speeches, incomprehensible to him; after all, he
Characterization of Famusov given by Griboyedov,indicates a man of the highest degree of conservatism, afraid of any changes and public opinion that perceives all the "strange", incomprehensible to his limited consciousness, as immoral and dangerous. He is frightened by the habit of Chatsky to have his own opinion, to reach everything with his own mind, without being guided by the concepts of others.
The characteristic of Famusov is a directthe opposite of the qualities of Chatsky. In this example, the author accurately and with humor reveals the conflict of generations, as well as the conflict of society and individuals who do not share certain concepts of this society. In general, the characteristic of Famusov and Chatsky is the opposition of the people of the "century of the past" and "the present century".