The Government Inspector, a play by Nikolai Gogol: A Critical Review of the Gossip of Zemlyanika

Within Nikolai Gogol’s The Government Inspector play, Artemi Philippovich Zemlyanika engages in gossip; Zemlyanika makes certain unconfirmed assertions about Judge Ammos Fyodorovich Lyapkin Tyapkin, Ivana Kuzmich Shpyokin, and Luka Lukich Khlopov. Although he serves alongside these three individuals within the local government, Zemlyanika speaks ill of these three colleagues. To this end, Zemlyanika claims that … Read more