The Brothers Karamazov Topics for Discussion

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The author uses one verse from the Bible, John, Chapter 12, verse 24: "Verily, verily I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit." How does the verse apply to the Karamazov brothers and their interactions?

Compare Ivan to Alyosha, the atheist to the holy man. Which man is more intelligent?

Struggling with religion was an every day, every moment occurrence with the characters of this book. Why was it so important to them?

Which woman was better suited to be the life partner of Mitya?

The author describes each son of Fyodor as a Sensualist. Is this true? How? Examine how each son: Mitya, Ivan, Alyosha and Smerdyakov behave in a manner that leans to their sensual side.

Was the Elder Zosima a great thinker or a great communicator?

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