Notes from the Underground - Part I: Chapters V, VI and VII Summary & Analysis

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Part I: Chapters V, VI and VII Summary

The writer says that there are some cases that can't be blamed on the laws of nature. In fact, he would get himself into trouble as a child when he hadn't done anything wrong, seemingly for the opportunity to say that it wouldn't happen again. He says that penitence would be a lie, and that in itself was loathsome. He says the reader may ask why he would do such a thing and answers that it was better than sitting with "folded arms". He says that he made up a life for himself and sometimes pretended offense at something that didn't happen. By the time he was done, he'd have convinced even himself of the offense. He did this so often that he no longer has any control over himself. He...

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