Why does Lomov decide to marry Natalya ? | The Proposal by Anton Chekhov

Introduction : Lomov is concerned about his marriage because he is already thirty five and he is not healthy and fit enough. Apart from that, he wants to be settled and he suffers from anxiety and palpitations or strange fear. So he decided to marry Natalya because she will be a suitable wife for him who will take care of him.
Lomov thinks he should marry Natalya. Because She is a beautiful girl who is
i) Excellent Housekeeper: Natalya is an excellent housekeeper. Lomov thinks she could manage the household very well.
ii) Not Bad Looking: Natalya is a beautiful girl.
iii) Well Educated: Natalya is well educated girl.
Lomov thought that Natalya was well educated, but she did not seem to be so.
iv) Only Option: Natalya the neighbor of Lomov; and she is only suitable girl at the neighborhood, he think that he could get married.

Reasons for Lomov’s Interest in Marriage 》

Lomov thinks that he should get married because he is much older and this is the right time to get married. He is interested in marriage because of two reason:

A) His Critical Age : Lomov is much older and he is still unmarried at the age of 35.
B) Leading a Regular Life : He wants to marry Natalya not because he loves her but he requires to marry her to lead a quiet and regular family life.

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