Both of the works unites the same way of exhibition of the people of the margin social. AtGorki at Orkan are there the poor occupants of the hostel which despite the material fall show theinterest of the matters of the spirit. They speak about freedom, human nature and the sense of thehuman existence.In both arts we were found similar figures convergent situations and events. However thedifferences arises the time of writing both works and their literary convention. The realistic dramaOn the bottom came into being before the revolution 1905, therefore dominate the atmosphere ofthe expectation on changes. Orkan writes his poetical drama, simbolistical - realistic after 1905year. Through the defeat of main hero and the fiasco of his plans of improvement of life of thepoor shows the end of the hope for better future.