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The Role of Female Characters in Lermontov's Hero of Our Time

Summary: In his novel Hero of Our Time, Lermontov portrays the main character Pechorin as a man whose character was built on the defects of an entire generation in which the author lived. Female characters play a large role in the novel, as they reveal more of Pechorin's nature, his state of internal peace, and his inability to return love.
The novel "Hero of Our Time", written by M. Lermontov in 1839-1840, is the first realistic prosaic psychological and philosophical work in the Russian literature. The novel was written after the crushing defeat of December uprising. In his novel, Lermontov was drawing the portrait of a man of that epoch, i.e., the hero of his time, whose character was build on the defects of entire generation in which author lived.

Female characters created by Lermontov playing a large role in the novel: they make it possible to more deeply open the nature of Lermontov's main hero Pechorin, his internal peace, and also his look on love. All female characters are the representatives of different social classes in the Lermontov's time: Bela - one of the "children of nature", in whose peace falls Pechorin in the narrative "Bela"; undine, who represents the romantic peace of the lawless liberty...

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