garret (Raskolnikov's room) - The tiny rented room where Raskolnikov spends most of his time in thought. Raskolnikov sometimes expresses his contempt for the dingy, cursed room.
St. Petersburg - A cosmopolitan city that is a spiritual and intellectual hotbed of various peoples and ideas.
Hay Market - It is considered to be the slums of St. Petersburg, where the working and lower classes congregate.
green shawl - It becomes an object associated with suffering. Sonia puts it on when she comes back from sacrificing herself for the first time.
yellow ticket - It identifies a person as a prostitute and is Sonia's mark of shame. She is publicly censured and forced out of her family's residence because of it.
(mother's) letter - It relays several details: that both mother and sister consider Raskolnikov to be their hope, that his sister faced troubles and sufferings at the...
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