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    Crime and Punishment, written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, establishes his motifs through the use of. This novel reinstates the motif of self-sacrifice into different characters that interact with the main character, Raskolnikov. Although the largest case of self-sacrifice lies in the character of Sonya which is not thoroughly discussed in Chapter III and IV of Part One, pages 35 to 64 contributes the largest variety of self-sacrifice that is found within Crime and Punishment. Here, self-sacrifice comes

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    Psychology Behind Murderers

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    time and are more easily identified through their similar characteristics. Although, murderers may not have committed the crime more than once does not mean that they don’t have a similar general characteristics. In Crime and Punishment by Fydor Dostoyevsky, Raskolnikov shares similar psychological characteristics including isolation, narcissism, and higher IQ’s with a general profile of murderers, which ultimately was what led them to murder. There are many different forms of isolation; emotional

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    The desolate and chaotic conditions of the society can have a significant amount of influence on the development on a certain character of a novel. For instance, at the time the novel, Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky was written, the conditions of the setting, was very chaotic and was in turmoil. Crime and Punishment took place in Russia, where Russia during the time Crime and Punishment was written was suffering due to economical downfalls and failure of the poor reforms of Tsar Alexander

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    race of men and a new life”(524). By the conclusion of the novel Raskolnikov’s character has been fully explored through his subconscious, since his conscious state proves to continue carrying delusions that resulted in his initial mental duress. Dostoyevsky uses his dreams as extended metaphors that serve to both reveal what Raskolnikov is hiding as well as to foreshadow later plot developments. The ongoing internal battle allots the reader an inside look into the fears and aspirations he is holding

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    research Eastern Orthodox writers and found Dostoyevsky. Reading Dostoyevsky sparked my interest in psychology and neurodegenerative diseases as the protagonist of the book The Idiot suffered from epilepsy, a disease I had always associated with Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great because it is always referred to as the sacred disease. I then started to do my research on what other famous people had the disease, and I found out that it had affected Dostoyevsky and many other historical figures I admired

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    Guilt in Crime and Punishment In Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky tells a story of a young man that has been forced out of his studies at a university, by poverty. In these circumstances, he develops his theory of an extraordinary man (Frank 62). This conjecture is composed of the ideas that all great men must climb over obstacles in their way to reach their highest potential and benefit human kind. In Raskolnikov's life, the great obstacle is his lack of money, and the way to get over

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    “Notes from the Underground” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky is split into two parts that accompaniment each other and show the narrator’s struggle throughout his life. The novel consists of the notes that the author writes through his hostile and reclusive eyes. The narrator is a Russian War veteran who retired alone in St. Petersburg, Russia. He inherits a good bit of money as well. His notes, separated into parts one and two, explain his isolation from modern society and all people. In part one of the novel

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    Dostoevsky as Performer

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    patients, and the children often went to sleep with the sound of one of th... ... middle of paper ... ...Indianapolis and New York: BobbsMerrill, 1975. Gunn, Judith. Dostoyevsky: Dreamer and Prophet. Oxford: Lion, 1990. Hingley, Ronald. Dostoyevsky; His Life and Work. London: Paul Elek, 1978. Kjetsaa, Geir. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, A Writer's Life. Trans. Siri Hustvedt and David McDuff. New York: Viking, 1987. Levin, Iurii. "Dostoevskii and Shakespeare." Dostoevskii and Britain. Ed. W.J. Leatherbarrow

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    1865-1871. Princeton University Press. NJ, 1983. Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. Stories. Tr. Andrei Goncharov. Progress Publisher Moscow. USSR, 1971. Dostoevsky, Fyodor. A Writer's Diary. Tr. Kenneth Lantz. Northwestern University Press. IL, 1993. Kabat, Geoffrey. Ideology and Imagination. Columbia University Press. NY, 1978. Dostoevsky, Fyodor. The Brothers Karamazov. Tr. Constance Garnett. W-W-Norton & Company. New York-London, 1976. Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. The Devils. Tr. David Magarsshack. Penguin

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    Societal Impact Essay

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    into the content of the book is amazing and that is why it is one of the classical pieces of literature. Works Cited “Biography of Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881)." Biography of Fyodor Dostoevsky. Grade Saver , 28 Aug. 2003. Web. 14 Apr. 2014. . Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, and George Gibian . Crime and punishment. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Christian Classics Ethereal Library, 1989. Print. “Fyodor Dostoevsky - Biography." Fyodor Dostoevsky. The European Graduate School, 18 Oct. 2002. Web. 14 Apr. 2014. . “Moscow

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