Suffering In Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Yuka Onya
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In Crime and Punishment suffering plays a major role in the story and guides the reader his attention throughout the entire book “Crime and Punishment” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Suffering is the up and coming theme of this work. It twists itself into so many aspects of the story.The main character Rodion and Raskolnikov is the one who suffers from suffering in the very beginning of the novel until the final point . He feels very pessimistic about his own life the things and people that find a way around him. Rodion doesn’t authentically appreciate the way he lives and what does he come to. He suffers an immensely big deal because of the unwilling to spend and his helpless. Raskolnikov execrates that his …show more content…

Raskolnikov understood limpidly that his sister who is a proud, virtuous girl would’ve never sold for her own gain, she would better starve from hunger than do such a thing. But she could facilely sacrifice herself for somebody else whom she dotes a lot and in this case her dear brother. And his mother is inclined to sacrifice her own daughter just for his sake. Rodion suffers a lot because he couldn’t take this immolation. It made him feeling irritated he was the man in their family, he was the one who was supposed to fortify them and it transpires the other way around which mortifies him making his self esteem go down. That’s when Raskolnikov’s conception to kill the pawnbroker torments him most of all. To prove his own theory which is that there are two types of people those who are good to reproduce only and the extraordinary ones, who have to set the rules for everybody else. According to his theory the extraordinary men have much more rights than the mundane …show more content…

After committing the murder, Raskolnikov's body turns on him, mentally and physically. He become very ill. His personality is shown when he tells his family and additionally Razumihin to stay away. Dostoyevsky indites, "The conviction that all his faculties, even recollection, and the simplest power of reflection were failing him commenced to be an insufferable torture. This personal anguish that Rodya has to suffer with is a component of his theory because the theory requires the "extraordinary man to suffer Raskolnikov and Svidrigailov both suffered greatly for homogeneous malefactions of murder. Raskolnikov suffered physical ailments as well as emotional suffering whereas Svidrigailov suffered emotional and physical pains. Both men suffered for the same type of punishment, they took different ways to receive consequences for their

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