• Book Report On Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov
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    Book Report on Dostoevsky's 'The Brothers Karamazov " CHARACTERIZATION The main characters of Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov are, as the title suggests, the members of the Karamazov 'family,' if it can indeed be called such. The only things that the members of this family share are a name and the 'Karamazov curse,' a legacy of base impulses and voluptuous lust. References to this tendency towards immorality are sprinkled heavily throughout the novel; phrases such as 'a brazen brow and...
  • Brothers Karamazov Dostoyevsky Father Characters
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    Dostoyevsky tries to show the importance of believing in God in the novel The Brothers Karamazov. Fyodor Dostoyevsky was raised in a very religious environment. Much of Dostoyevsky's early learning was taught to him by his loving and devout Christian mother. His father was not as much a positive influence on him as his mother because he was a drunk. Dostoyevsky's parental figures serve as the two ends of the spectrum of behavior. One parent is dedicated and pious, and the other is an irresponsi...
  • Demetri In Brothers Karamazov
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    The Brothers Karamazov In the film, The Brothers Karamazov, there was before the viewer a distinct theme concerning how the audience felt towards Demetri, the eldest Karamazov son. Throughout the movie one can trace a tangible pattern of how Demetri is portrayed, the actions they used to achieve this, and the effect it had on the viewer. As the movie begins, we are introduced to two of the brothers Karamazov, the aforementioned Demetri and his youngest brother Alexey. Immediately, we can detect ...
  • Dostoevsky S Brothers Karamazov And Crime And Punishment
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    In Dostoevsky's novels pain and some heavy burden of the inevitability of human suffering and helplessness form Russia. And he depicts it not with white gloves on, nor through the blisters of the peasant, but through people who are close to him and his realities: city people who either have faith, or secular humanists who are so remote from reality that even when they love humanity they despise humans because of their own inability to achieve or to create paradise on earth. His novels The Brothe...
  • Devils And The Brothers Karamazov
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    In "On Dreams," Freud asserted that feelings of guilt, if repressed from consciousness, inevitably surface in unconscious symptoms, such as nightmares or madness. Although a person may repress his conscience, the guilt is merely displaced to another part of the mind, and eventually, this repressed matter must return. In the works of Dostoevsky, acharacter's guilt often manifests itself in dreams by presenting the character's purely devilish self or his worst fears. Not only does the character hi...