Fyodor Dostoevsky Questions and Answers

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Mastakovich is intent on marrying the heiress as soon as he discovers her dowry, even though she's only 11 at the time. He's a creep and scares her by kissing her without asking, but manages to...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2019 2:42 pm UTC

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky's short story "The Little Orphan" is a wonderful Christmas tale of mercy, love and redemption. A young boy in a bitterly cold cellar in winter-time St. Petersburg awakens to...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2009 7:20 am UTC

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

I think that Crime and Punishment is a good example of classic Dostoevsky. It's an interesting book and well-written. It is sometimes best to start with an author's most popular work, and then...

Latest answer posted January 4, 2012 12:12 pm UTC

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

The exposition of the story is the part that lets us know what is happening in the world. It shows what the story is going to be about. To me, the exposition in this story goes from the start of...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2010 3:48 am UTC

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

I certainly think that the Dostoyevsky's work is extremely powerful. Writing in the Modernist tradition, the work does much in terms of expressing the element of being human, possessing freedom,...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2010 5:55 pm UTC

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