The Idiot - Part II Ch. I-V Summary & Analysis

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Part II Ch. I-V Summary

The next day Myshkin leaves for Moscow to claim his inheritance, staying for six months. Meanwhile, in St. Petersburg, rumors abound of his whereabouts. Madam Yephanchin is upset with him because he left so suddenly and does not like to hear anyone mentioning his name. She claims she was mistaken about the Prince's character as she has so often mistaken about people's goodness. General Ivolgin, Ganja's father, is put into debtor's prison for money he owed his mistress. Ptitsyn and Varya marry and Varya becomes acquainted with the Yepachin sisters, much to Madam Yephanchin's disgust. Ganja changes for the better and has become more friendly towards his family, in particular his younger brother, Koyla. Koyla accepts his brother's change of heart, and Ganja impresses him by returning the 100,000 roubles to Nastassya. Koyla also becomes good friends with...

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