This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Nicholas Stavrogin - This character is an aristocrat by birth and retains a noble attitude, but does not seem to have any real friends.
Peter Verkhovensky - This character is rumored to be the leader of a revolutionary movement in Switzerland and St. Petersburg.
Shatov - This character was born as a serf before the emancipation and left for the university before he was expelled for some undisclosed disturbance.
Kirilov - This character is obsessed with a philosophical idea that leads him to believe that committing suicide makes a person truly...
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