The deputy foreman of Gang 104. Although is a younger prisoner, he is not afraid to command the men working under him and does not flinch when standing up to authority figures. Although Pavlo is a natural leader, he is polite and kind, which Shukhov sees as a deficit in the cutthroat environment of the Gulag. Despite this perceived shortcoming, Pavlo’s fairness, patience, and mercy toward his fellow gang members make him a respected leader. And, as Shukhov notes, a Zek will break his back for a foreman he admires.
The timeline below shows where the character Pavlo Pavlo appears in One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Section1 (Shukhov wakes up to Kolya taking Shukhov’s temperature)
Section 2 (Kolya takes Shukhov’s Temperature to Volkovoy’s search)
Section 5 (The arrival at the work site to the beginning of work)
Section 6 (The beginning of work to news of the murdered stool pigeons)
Section 7 (The news of the murdered stoop pigeons to Tyurin’s story)
Section 8 (Tyurin’s story to the end of the work day)
Section 9 (The end of the work day to the arrival at the camp)
Section 11 (Tsezar’s arrival at the parcel room to the purchase of the tobacco)
...distributes the bowls. Fetyukov arrives, but leaves quickly to go scrounge for leftovers. He puts Pavlo and Tyurin’s supper to the side, making sure they are “thick bowls” with plenty of... (full context)