Memento Mori: Strolling Through the Cemetery with Chekhov.

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      The article describes the Latin phrase "Memento Mori" which offers reminder about people's death and discusses the portrayal of this concept in fiction author Anton Chekhov's works. It also discusses the artistic creation of this concept. Topics discussed include the presence of irony and humor in Chekov's portrayal of death, inclusion of cemeteries in his works and epitaphs written on gravestones.