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Essay | Crime and Punishment

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Crime and Punishment.
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Crime and Punishment

Summary: Essay discusses the theme of "Crime and Punishment."
In the novel Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky, suffering is an integral part of every character's role. The theme of this novel is: Suffering is essential to the balance between morals and ones desires. The novel presents the suffering in a psychological manner rather than physical one. Therefore Raskolnikov cannot achieve salvation through his physical sufferment, as in the Christian believe. One must give up their own desires when they have morals and consequently suffer.

Raskolnikov commits a premeditated murder in a state of delirium. Then he commits a second murder and kills Lizaveta. It seems as if he dose not feel any guilt about having committed the crime. Perhaps his pride prevents him from having any morals. His recurrent visions of the crime only cause him psychological pain and his lack of physical pain prevents him from obtaining a balance. Raskolnikov never recalls the massive...

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This section contains 418 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
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