"Taras Bulba": Comparative characteristics of Ostap and Andriy

In the story "Taras Bulba" NVGogol not only depicts the life of the Ukrainian Cossacks, but also shows the soul of the people, especially the formation of their national identity in the seventeenth century.For example, Ostap and Andriy author describes the life and destiny of the young generation.Both are sons of the glorious military leader Taras Bulba.Comparative characteristics of Ostap and Andriy in the story enables us to understand how different people can grow, raised in the same family.


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So, comparative characteristics of Ostap and Andriy.Taras Bulba (Gogol says it) is proud of his sons.They are strong, brave, handsome - real Cossacks.
Characters Ostap and Andriy drawn during training in the seminary.Ostap - open, simple-minded, straightforward, ready to be punished for mischief and misdeeds, but never betraying his comrades.Andrew has the ability to get away with it, though bosses often pranks seminarians.It seems to us at the beginning of the

story more responsive, refined, interesting, humane than his older brother, who does not notice the beautiful girls and flowering gardens.Ostap thinks only of partying with friends and Cossack military campaigns.

Relationship brothers with parents

Comparative characteristics of Ostap and Andriy can not be complete without consideration of their relationship with their parents.

During his arrival home from the seminary eldest son behaves too seriously, do not allow anyone to laugh at themselves.Ostap ready to fight with his father because of his jokes, and the youngest if he had not heard quips.

Ostap brusque, even rude, but when leaving to the camp, very sorry mother, recalls childhood.Thinly feeling younger brother immediately forgets everything.

Comparative characteristics of images Ostap and Andriy can not be complete without evaluation of their behavior at the camp.Father Taras Bulba, understands that both sons bold and clever, but notes that Andrew only sees the battle, amuses himself, and not contemplating the result of their actions.

Ostap, on the contrary, quickly assesses the danger and immediately finds a way to rectify the situation.His father says that his eldest son can become "good Colonel," and does not make mistakes.

on respect for the fatherland and Taras sons

Comparative characteristics of Ostap and Andriy in the novel "Taras Bulba", of course, is impossible without consideration of episodes farewell father and his sons.

Andriy betrays homeland out of love to a beautiful Polish girl and enters into battle against his countrymen, against his father and brother.Taras Bulba will not hesitate to kill his own hand, because only in this way, in his opinion, it is possible to avoid the shame.He does not forgive betrayal.Taras throws dead Andrija as an enemy, not a funeral.
's patriotic Ostap's father the last effort sneaks into Warsaw and is ready to pay for his release any money.When it becomes clear that nothing can be done, it is sent to the place of execution of his beloved son.Even in the last moments of Ostap Taras sees a persistent commander who sets an example for his comrades.

ratio of Gogol brothers

Comparative characteristics of Ostap and Andriy must include the author's assessment of the character.Nikolai Gogol fully shared respect and infinite love of the hero to his son.Andrew, in his opinion, is not worth attention, so he forgets about him after his death.Gogol Ostap respect for the strength of character, his ability to love and honor their parents, fellow countrymen, the fatherland.

Aliens among its

Comparative characteristics of Ostap and Andriy can not touch the issue of loneliness both characters.

Both brothers - brave, strong, smart.At the same time they are very different.On the first pages of the novel the author seemed a bit more like Andrew, noting it liveliness and development of feeling.We can not, however, be noted that Gogol Ostap respected for his honesty and ability to pay the penalty, but at the same time considers it rustic.Andrew is very inventive, and always avoid punishment, his soul is available for a higher sense, he soon felt the need for love.Because of it he dies.

Ostap also feel the need for love, but he needs the love of parents, especially his father.At first glance, it is a stern warrior, but the fear of punishment Batko makes it, for example, take on the mind during training.That's why it hurt his heart his father's ridicule.He does not feel the slightest pride when he, a young Cossack chieftain appointed Shalashny after Bearded died.For him, it is important to serve the fatherland, because he loves what is dear to the heart of his father.Even his last words addressed to the Old Man.

Andrew is looking for another love.Among all his fellow alien.Love for a woman forces him to commit the crime.Cossacks - the people a simple, rough, and the youngest son Taras Bulba is not the same.He was very lonely.Imaginative and lively mind probably would not let him be happy in a simple Cossack life.The loneliness of the soul combines both brothers.One seeks to win the love of a father, the other is trying to find it in the face of a beautiful Polish girl.

Such is the comparative characteristic of Ostap and Andriy.

tragedy in the life of Taras Bulba Taras Bulba

- a brave and courageous leader.He lives his fatherland, infinitely devoted to their homeland.

tragedy of the protagonist that he lost two sons.Ostap died for the fatherland, Andrew suffered for the love of a woman and took the hand of his father's death.It can not be that deep down, his father did not grieve for his younger son, but he drowned in this feeling, suppressed it.

After the death of Ostap Taras Bulba life actually ends.It celebrates "the bloody wake" for his eldest son.Taras ruthless enemies.He lives one thought - to take revenge.

Death of Taras Bulba comes ridiculous.He returned to the battlefield for the lost cradle, which was considered a kind of Cossack soul.There was a sign that, having lost her, it was possible to get sick or die.But ironically (who knows, maybe Ataman forgot it is not by chance) the protagonist is seized during the search of the cradle.Burning alive, Taras Bulba urged compatriots to come back and walk well.The tragic death of his father and joined such dissimilar sons.