Triletsky wanted to respect both, Platonov and Grekova. But Grekova publicly called Platonov the scoundrel.
Triletsky to Platonov: “I can’t really get torn in half, to respect you by one half and favour the girl publishing you as a scoundrel, by the other half.”
“Fatherlessness” by Anton Chekhov
The harmony and cooperation between cerebral hemispheres are missing.