Amazonia Investiga. Revista Amazonia Investiga. Том 8. 2019. С. 500-505
This article continues a large study on folk tradition functioning in Chekhov's poetics. The study subject is the forms of folklore tradition in his late stories. Much attention is paid to amusical aspect of "The Steppe". In this case a Russian lyric song having a non-outlined composition is typologically significant. The story with its open end is like a song which allows the hero growing over himself. The main method of the article is structural-typological one.