the Great Patriotic War says a lot.Of particular note is the story "Mother Man" V. Zakrutkin.Its heroine - a simple Russian woman experienced the inhuman torment.But for the sake of a new life, who beat inside her, she was able to survive, becoming a symbol of "the imperishable faith ... hope ... love ... eternal."
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memories of the heroic deed of 29-year-old Mary were called to the narrator's soul stone statue.During a trip in the Carpathian town he liked to relax in the park.Next to the bench was a stone niche, and in it - a sculpture of the Virgin Mary holding a baby.Its appearance makes us think about the hundreds and thousands of mothers who have experienced in their lives more terrible meal than she.Among them was a young woman and a small hutorka, lost in the desert.After the arrival of the Germans, she lost her family and home.Left alone in the area, Maria continued to fight and saved all those who needed help.
«Mother of Man": summary
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acquaintance with the heroine begins with a description of a great tragedy.Vzhavshis into the ground at the edge of a cornfield, a young woman prayed to God for death.Around heard an explosion, and it was obvious the glow of the fire.There, people - this idea has forced Mary to recover.But when he reached the hill where the field ends, she witnessed a terrible picture.Summary ("Mother Man" - a story that is not easy to read) does not allow to describe all the way made it Zakrutkin.Country houses burned and inhabitants - there were about a hundred - the Nazis rounded up to the current, and then drove along the road passing close to the field.Maria distinguish the faces of the villagers.And when the convoy passed, suddenly rang out a girl's voice.This 15-year-old Sasha dared to defy the Nazis.Next - automatic fire.When all was quiet, Mary, overcoming fatigue and pain, crawled over to the girl.She was still alive.But the wound was mortal, and she died at dawn.Woman tearing hands all day digging a grave, then buried Sasha: Do not leave the body to be mocked.Maria few days hiding in a field.During this time it passes in front of her past life - like retrospective observed throughout the work "Mother of the human."
Father heroine killed the Whites, she lost her mother at age 16.She married neighbor.They manage the house, they lived in harmony and love, son.Ivan called in the early days of the war, but a few weeks before the arrival of the Germans, he returned with an amputated hand.Fascists weeks nearby.On the day when their car was pelted with grenades, they broke into the village and put the husband and son of Mary (10th Vasyutka grabbed his father and did not want to let go).Her distraught, residents were sent to the cornfield.Then the farm was burned.And left alone heroine of the story "Mother of the human."Summary - read it easier emotionally - does not allow to pass it a monologue caused by a reminder on the unborn child and to express her feelings and hatred of the enemy.Toddler rescued desperate mother, which called death.To live for him and killed Ivan Vasyutkoy with - only this thought made Mary fight.
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woman was relieved when she saw the dog and four cows from the farm - there were a number of living beings.Calmed down a bit and got stronger thanks to milk Maria decided to return to the farm.Only there could survive the cold winter, "the mother of the human."Summary (reading still need the very story) episode of the return of the ashes of the following: hot earth, ash and suffocating smell of burning, the ground scorched houses and trees, unusable well, missing the body of her beloved husband, and a son, a void on the ground of his home ...Salvation came unexpectedly.Mary remembered the good-quality cellar, which, together with her husband.It is, indeed, survived.
descent into the cellar, Maria felt - there's someone there.Then he discerned young frightened face and form of the enemy.The first desire - to destroy (were holding a pitchfork) and avenge the death of Ivan and Vasyutki.But when she heard, "Mom."So the wounded German boy was in her care.They communicated with signs, but Mary knew that the soldiers became as much a victim as she is.She even had a hope that maybe he would survive.However, Werner Bracht died, and she was alone again.It is now a long time.
sly woman was building a life.She went to the trenches and were going to stay after the Germans and their things: a stove, an overcoat, a thermos, boxes, etc.Butchered carcass of a horse killed, as the weather permitted, were going to stay in the fields of potatoes, carrots, beets, corn, sunflower - had to feed themselves and the animals, to which were added a dozen sheep, chickens, three horses, and even pigeons.They placed it in the remaining part of the barn.Every day was painted - so tried to save the life of the third brigade of the Lenin collective farm, "the mother of the human."Summary - need to read the entire text - can not convey all that befell little woman, whose husband affectionately called "krohotuley."But she survived.However, there was a case where the farm drove past the horse, as it turned out, his, but Maria was afraid to find themselves.Save the children - it was her main goal in those months.
One winter Maria came across seven orphans from the orphanage in Leningrad.Their train was bombed, educators and more than a hundred children killed, and the survivors were hiding in the stacks, surviving on what they find.The most memorable was when a two-year baby for the first time called her mother.The woman had the feeling that she really bore itself not only Vasyutku but these orphans, and Werner Bracht, and the glory of the Red Army buried her (she found him in the trenches), and all other people who needed her help.Together with the children, she found the remains of her husband and son, and they finally found peace.In spring the baby was born, she became a continuation of Ivan and killed Vasyutki.This - with an infant in her arms and surrounded the children - and saw her narrator.A regimental commander, going up to a woman knelt and pressed his cheek to a small rigid arm ...
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«People like Mary, we have on the ground a great multitude, and the time will come - people give them their deserts ..." -these words V. Zakrutkin want to complete summary."Mother Man" - a great monument to all women toilers, the continuer of the human race.