Lermontov, "Novice."

poem in verse "The Novice" Mikhail Lermontov was written in 1839.And in 1840 it was first published in the book "Lermontov's poem," which was published during the life of the poet.Lermontov stumbled on the story "The Novice" brief retelling stories, heard them when he served in the Caucasus.The poem "The Novice" has become a classic example of romantic poetry.It belongs to the Caucasus later works of the poet.

brief retelling."Novice" (Lermontov)

Lermontov once, being in exile in the Caucasus in 1837, on the way met a monk and learned from him that he was a mountaineer, who took a child into his captivity, General Yermolov.But when the boy became ill, he left it in the monastery of the brothers.In the monastery he grew up, but to the monastic life and was not used so repeatedly ran into the mountains as much longed for will.A last attempt to escape led to his illness, and he almost died.

whole Istoiya so impressed with young Mikhail, he immediately engaged in the creation of the poem "The Novic

e", a brief retelling of which will be given below.

How authentic fact of the meeting with the poet monk, can not be established, however, the story described in the poem itself is likely to actually took place.Indeed, during the capture of the Caucasian War Russian military mountaineers children it was quite common.

brief retelling of "Novice" (Lermontov) in chapters

war in the Caucasus has brought a lot of trouble to local people.Poor boy, smartweed was captured by the Russian general, who was going to take him to her, but on the way the child is severely ill.Then the little prisoner kept the monks living in the monastery.And since then, the young Novice (in Georgian - "novice") was doomed to live away from their homes.He was wildly and intimidated.Feeling like a prisoner in captivity, he never ceased to long for their native places.

brief retelling of "The Novice" Lermontov continued so that over time, the foundling like as if even poprivyk in captivity gradually learned a foreign language, he was baptized, and even going to take the vows.But before this important event in the severe storm in seventeen young men there is a strong desire to run aimlessly.In these moments he remembered his homeland with its lush fields, snow-covered rocks and green hills, remembered his native language, village, people loved his people: his father - a brave warrior in chain mail with a great weapon, the brave brothers and dear sisters.


Total Novice spent three days on the loose.But they had a great importance for him.That's when he really lived.He had seen the mighty Caucasus Mountains, a young Georgian, fills a jug with water at the source.He even had to fight with a ferocious leopard.Novice won leopard, as during the fight he felt like a wild beast.In these terrible moments of struggle he respected the enemy, who met his death without fear.The young man himself was badly wounded, sharp claws of the beast badly tattered his body.But that did not stop him, he still went to find his homeland.A few days later he came to the aul, but then I realized that he returned to the monastery, and now all of his dreams to see his native Caucasus vanished in a moment.Quite desperate, he fell to the sand.

Returning to the monastery

This poem "The Novice", a brief retelling of which are presented in this article do not end there.Fugitive looking, but to no avail.His already find a little later in the vicinity of the monastery, he would lie unconscious, wounded and exhausted, like was in a terrible battle.In the monastery he comes to himself, but being exhausted, do not touch the food.Realizing that he could not escape, Novice obviously wants to bring the days of his death.Questions monastic brethren he is not responsible.Now it remains only to bitterly regret the fact that his body be buried in a foreign land.

bitter parting

However, the path to the troubled and rebellious soul Man is old monk, who once baptized him.Realizing that the Novice have to live long, he wants to confess boy.And then the young and unbroken spirit knotweed colorful and lively talks about the three days he spent in the wild.He says that would exchange Heaven and eternity for two minutes in the Caucasus Mountains, where he ran a carefree child.Novice asks the old man to bury him in the garden under an acacia tree, visible from his native Caucasus, so that he could sleep with eternal peace.


brief retelling of "The Novice" by chapters on this can be considered complete.Analyzing it, you begin to see Mtsyri Lermontov himself, which is very well reveal the topic of human freedom, a strong will, commitment, deeply inscribed in the harmony and beauty of the Caucasian nature.He, along with his love of freedom itself blends with nature and enjoy its splendor.

Even a brief retelling of the poem "The Novice" can not leave anyone indifferent.However, the original with precision passes all the deep, passionate and emotional atmosphere of the scene.Time described it as if summarized as Lermontov thus demonstrated the philosophy of the life of their own understanding.The poem will discuss the value of life, which the poet sees in human dignity, freedom and action to achieve their goals.

Conclusion This work could reveal to us the identity of the author, because his character Novice very close to him in spirit and outlook.The poem "The Novice", a brief retelling of which is given above, all is well described.

Of course, this work Lermontov took a worthy place in romantic poetry.As if the whole life of the poet described it, grabbing the first and bottling lines and thunderous torrent of life, heart and soul.