In 1859 A.N. Ostrovsky wrote the play "Thunderstorm." By that time, all of Russian society was hiding in the terrible fear of the coming changes. Indeed, the social conflict between the old world of conservatives and the patriarchal way of life, the so-called "dark world" and the new world of young and progressive forces, became more and more clear. The old world in the play "Storm" is represented by the rich and very vicious merchant Kabanikh and the wicked, unbearable merchant Dikaya. Of course, their power over others is still very high, but they also begin to understand that gradually a new, alien, incomprehensible and already hated by them force begins to awaken in the lower strata.
ON. Dobrolyubov will devote his article to this topic under the title "A ray of light in a dark kingdom". Where he writes that the dark world of the tyrants, who are doing all kinds of tyranny everywhere, began to feel the sprouts of another life, with other beginnings, although it is still not well seen.
By analyzing the topic "Thunderstorm" in more detail. Characteristics of Kudryash ", it must be noted that it is such a young generation of the small town of Kalinov in the play that Katerina, Boris, Kudryash, Varvara and Tikhon represent. But are they all capable of fighting and rebuffing the tyranny of the tyrants who rule over them?
Can Vanya Kudryash stand up for himself and who he issuch? After all, in fact, the theme "Thunderstorm" is given. Character of Curly ». Curly is one of the minor characters of Ostrovsky's work, a young man who works in the office of the rough merchant Dikoy. But Kudryash also seems to be a rude and does not want to "slave" to his master. He says to Kuligin and Shapkin, they say, "I'm not afraid of him, let him be afraid of me", and he responds with rudeness to rudeness, although he tries not to come across Dieka once again. But if the merchant Dikoy does not expel him, so they need each other, and therefore Curly does not need to show heroism for presenting any of his demands.
Curly one of the first characters appears in theplay and acquaints us with the way of life of the city of Kalinov. He is bold, merry and self-confident. He has his own passion, with which he secretly from her mother Kabanikhi meets in the evenings. Curlywith Varvara contributed to the meetings of the married Katerina and the free from the conjugal bonds of the nephew of Wild Boris.
Concluding the discussion on "The Thunderstorm." Characteristic of Kudryash, "it should be noted that when all their secret visits were revealed, Boris did not begin to save Katerina and obediently left for Siberia, where he was sent by his uncle. But Curley is not the same, he takes Varvara and runs away with her. Curly if he set a goal, he achieves it, whatever it costs him.