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A Hero of Our Time

In this Russian classic, the hero is Grigori Aleksandrovich Pechorin. He is what we would call an antihero or Byronic hero, in the vein of Robert Lovelace from the novel Clarissa or Edward...

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A Hero of Our Time

Pechorin is nothing if not a master manipulator. Manipulating people and situations is what he does best; it's his way of making his life just that little bit more exciting. As to what effect such...

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A Hero of Our Time

A Hero of our Time was published in 1839, an era in time in which the author was generally believed to be representing himself and his own beliefs in his output. Lermontov was also writing in...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2018 9:26 am UTC

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