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  • Russian Culture

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    Other Stories. New York: New York American Library, 2003. 235-89. Aleksandr Afanasev, “Russian Fairy Tales”, (New York: Pantheon, 1949) Leonid Gakkel, “Rachmaninoff’s Loneliness,” Izvestiia, March 20 1998 Fyodor Dostoevsky, “Alyosha,” Brothers Karamazov, (New York: Norton, 1979)

  • Catherine Carbone, a Study of Her Personality and an Analysis of Her

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    Brooklyn. He spent his boyhood playing football, baseball and reading adventure stories. After graduating from a high school in 1932, Miller worked in automobile parts warehouse to earn money for college. Having read Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov Miller decided to become a writer. To study journalism he entered the University of Michigan in 1934, where he won awards for playwriting. After graduating in English in 1938, Miller returned to New York. There he joined the Federal Theatre

  • Existentialism In The Early 19th Century

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    Existentialism in the Early 19th Century Major Themes Because of the diversity of positions associated with existentialism, the term is impossible to define precisely. Certain themes common to virtually all existentialist writers can, however, be identified. The term itself suggests one major theme: the stress on concrete individual existence and, consequently, on subjectivity, individual freedom, and choice. Moral Individualism Most philosophers since Plato have held that the highest ethical

  • The Human Condition: Existentialism in Nihilism and Morality

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    Prior to the events of the twentieth century and the emergence of existentialism as a true school of thought, the Enlightenment from 1650 to 1800, brought about the first modern philosophers. Among them, metaphysician Rene Descartes, more than a century before his time, most famously coined his maxim, “Cogito ergo sum”, translated from the original Latin “I think, therefore, I am”, which was the first answer to the first inquiry of human existence and “sums up perfectly the philosophical underpinnings

  • Importance Of Scholarly Respectability

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    Scholarly respectability is implies that you are straightforward and capable in your scholastic study. The assignments you are given in school are intended to offer you some assistance with learning, and the evaluations you get for your work demonstrat to you how well you took in the material. Subsequently, it is vital that you finish your work without bamboozling or being exploitative in any manner. Trustworthiness establishes the framework for strong scholastic work. Whether you are chipping away

  • Arthur Miller

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    football, baseball, and reading adventure stories. After graduating from high school in 1932, Miller began working in an automobile parts warehouse in hopes of earning enough money to attend college. It was after reading Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov that Arthur Miller decided he wanted to become a writer. In the fall of 1934 Miller entered the University of Michigan where he began his study of journalism. During his years there he won several awards for his playwriting. In 1938, after

  • The Themes of Dostoyevsky

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    The Idiot, Dostoyevsky tried to portray a truly good Christian person. “The Possessed, also published as The Devils, is a prophetic portrait of Russian revolutionaries. Dostoyevsky’s greatest novel is probably The Brothers Karamazov. It centers on the murder of the evil Fyodor Karamazov and the effect of this crime on each of his four sons” (Crone). Sin, punishment, and atonement were major themes in Dostoyevsky’s writings. He influenced many writers, and writers influenced Dostoyevsky as well:

  • Dostoevsky and Nietzsche's Overman

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    Dostoevsky and Nietzsche's Overman The definition of übermensch, or overman, in Barron's Concise Student's Encyclopedia makes anyone who has read Nietzsche's Zarathustra - even aphoristically, as I tried to do at first - cringe. Barron's Encyclopedia defines an overman as someone who "has his act together and gets things done." Of course, considering that this is a summary of one part of Nietzsche's ideas, and that the encyclopedia reduces his entire philosophy to one short paragraph, this is

  • Dostoevsky as Performer

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    Dostoevsky as Performer Storytelling and reading aloud played a valuable part in young Fyodor's life, influencing his own later successful writing endeavors as well as his performance of literature. His nanny and wet nurse introduced the Dostoevsky children to folklore and lives of the saints through the stories they told. Nanny Alyona Frolovna "told the children stories of ancient Russia, of Saint Sergey of Moscow subduing a bear by the power of his holiness, of heroes and legends and folk

  • Passionate Love is Closely Tied to Destruction

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    Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote in his book, The Brothers Karamazov, “Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams,” (“Love”). This quote shows that love is not as sweet as it seems in real life. In order to love, one needs to be ready to suffer and be able to encounter conflicts and trials. Love is an emotion that most of the time is distinguishable into two types: compassionate and passionate love. Passionate love is an intense feeling of love to another person and is sometimes