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The Brothers Karamazov Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Alyosha

See Alexey Karamazov

Father Ferapont

Father Ferapont is an old monk who rarely goes to church and is constantly experiencing religious doubts. Yet in the novel, he represents saintliness. He represents an archaic Christian ascetic and he is adamantly opposed to Father Zossima.

Fetyukovitch

Fetyukovitch is a famous defense attorney. He is attracted by the notoriety of Dmitri's case; in the end, he is unable to save Dmitri.

Gregory

A former serf, Gregory is a religious old man who decides to stay with Fyodor after his emancipation. Deep down, he hates his master, but he believes he is fated to stay with him. He also acts as a surrogate father for Dmitri.

Grushenka

See Agrafena Svyetlov

Anna Hohlakov

Madame Hohlakov is a wealthy widow who suffers from a lack of faith.

Katerina Ivanovna

Daughter of a military officer, Katerina feels obliged to offer herself to Dmitri because he...

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