After the murder, Raskolnikov's mental illness acts as his own form ofself-punishment, constantly reminding him of what he had done. He sees his guilt everywhere, for example: "here a strange thought came into his head: perhaps all his clothes were covered with blood, perhaps there were stains all over them, and he simply did not see, did not notice them, because his reason was failing, going to pieces While a true murderer may be concerned about being caught, Raskolnikov's concerns seem beyond that which would be displayed by a true murderer. He hallucinates that the physical evidence of his crime covers him and he cannot remove traces of it, showing how he cannot purify himself of the blood of his victims. Raskolnikov himself even realizes how he is punishing himself saying, "I've tormented and tortured myself, without knowing myself what I'm doing I'll get well and stop torturing myself
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The English spirit — distinct from Britishness, though also a part of it — is one of deep decline under the shadow of a former empire. It is the spirit of T. That Edward Gibbon and later Evelyn Waugh should write on the theme of decline and fall is unsurprising. Russian literature, on the other hand, is much more dramatic. Characters do not fall from grace so much as destroy their own self-respect in circular fashion.
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Russian author and philosopher, Fyodor Dostoevsky, was best known for his literary contributions between and In each of these novels, Dostoevsky examines and interprets several social, physical, mental, and emotional situations and conditions, which he believed to, influenced the nature of humanity. His theories concerning the causes and effects.
It was first published on January 30, in the Fatherland Notes. Golyadkin has a formative discussion with his Doctor Rutenspitz, who fears for his sanity and tells him that his behaviour is dangerously antisocial. He prescribes "cheerful company" as the remedy. Golyadkin resolves to try this, and leaves the office. He proceeds to a birthday party for Klara Olsufyevna, the daughter of his office manager.