The Idea of Freedom in Ego-Documents of Pylyp Orlyk and Karl Chojecki

Dawid Bzorek, MA
University of Warsaw (Poland)

Volume 2/2015

Publication type: research article

Pages: 91-97

Publication language: Polish


The artice shows the idea of freedom based on selected examples of diary of Pylyp Orlyk and memories of Karl Chojecki. In these two ego-documents, it is possible to found similarities in views of freedom. Both authors want to come back to their homelands. The author also mentions that Pylyp Orlyk and Karl Chojecki wanted to escape from oppresing Russian Empiry.

Key words: freedom idea, ego-documents, Orlyk, Chojecki