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In the previous part (the first one) of our article we considered the peculiarities of the parties of characters on the verge of life and death, putting the motif of the feast in Pushkin’s "Little tragedy" "The feast during the plague" in the center of our study. In this article we intend to follow the same path, but at the same time also include in the analysis the philosophical work of Plato "The Feast". As we have already noted before, due to the peculiarities of the genre, Pushkin at first hesitated about the definition of the genre. From this point of view it is important to emphasize the fact that, although all the names that have arisen in connection with small tragedies - "dramatic scenes", "dramatic essays", "dramatic studies" and "experiences of dramatic studies" - contain an element of drama, Pushkin at the same time considers it necessary to hint at the nature of the prosaic text, which is located in the border zone of the epic and, to be more specifical, of literature and philosophy (essays, studies, experiences). In spite of the fact that, in the end, the author decides to emphasize the dramatic element, the definitions which have been encountered before, make it clear that he understands the fact that although the texts reveal and comprehend this or that question through the use of artistic means, they also reveal the features of the interpretive, analytical, philosophical treatise. From this point of view it is possible to show that here, first of all, multiactual, dramatic works with a closed structure (which is hinted at by the definition of "small") that cannot be considered traditional, are not born but the texts that try to show any situation or life event with the help of tools of thinking, while dialogical character and dramatic structure are most suitable for creating understanding and aspiration.