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Kendrick Strauch, author of ClassicNote. Completed on August 15, 2007,
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Updated and revised by Adam Kissel December 01, 2007. Copyright held by GradeSaver.
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Trans. Konstantin Mochulsky.
The Brothers Karamazov. New York: Random House, 1970.
Fritz Eichenberg, Malcolm Muggeridge, and J. I. Packer.
The Gospel in Dostoyevsky: Selections from His Works. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2003.
W. J. Leatherbarrow.
The Cambridge Companion to Dostoyevsky. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
The Brothers Karamazov Questions and Answers
Question and Answer section for The Brothers Karamazov is a great
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Christianity's Place in Society
Muqudas S #1230653
jill d #170087
on 4/25/2022 1:34 PM
Fyodor is the patriarch of the Karamazov family. A cruel and miserly man, he is also a misanthrope and narcissist. He plans to use his formidable fortune to marry Grushenka. Fyodor embodies "Karamazovism," that family trait of the Karamazovs...
Hannah H #1184496
on 10/22/2021 3:49 AM
Fyodor’s oldest son (whose mother is Adelaida). He is impulsive and quick to anger like his father, but he has a faith in God that Fyodor does not share. He is convicted of killing Fyodor.
Fyodor’s second son (his first by Sofia). He is...
Christian M #1158685
on 6/12/2021 8:02 PM