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The Brothers Karamazov Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Dmitri Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov

Dmitri Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov also known in the novel as Mitya, Mitka, Mitenka and Mitri Fyodorovich, is the eldest son of Fyodor Karamazov, and older half brother to Ivan and Alyosha. Mitya is a passionate man whose main occupation is following his heart's desires, whether it be Grushenka or Katarina, or drinking or following some mad scheme to acquire money from his father.

Mitya is twenty-eight years old, and is very strong, yet looks sickly most of the time because he is always engaged in some struggle to obtain what he wants, and he is never really positive about what or whom he wants. Mitya was born to Fyodor's first wife, Adelaida Ivanovna, and completely abandoned by his father when his mother passes away, and is protected by his father's elderly servant, Grigory for over a year. His mother's cousin, Pyotr Alexandrovich Miusov decides for...

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