How Much Land Does a man Need?
From the tale “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” In implying to the tale as a parable, draw consideration argument to its edifying function. In a parable, the point is completely on one or, at most, two characters and a particular situation that provides the conflict or problem that the protagonists should encounter.
The only flourished character in Tolstoy’s tale is Pahom; no more his wife nor her elder sister nor any of his fellow peasants is given a visible personality. Tolstoy aspire his readers to focus completely on the difficult of Pahom as he seeks his fortune. This, like his other parables, is aim to transfer feelings of God’s love and the signifiance of love of one’s neighbor.