History Literature / CrimeAndPunishment

12th Sep '16 11:34:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* TsaristRussia: The story takes place during the reign of Tsar Alexander III.
3rd Sep '16 3:27:51 AM aerojockey
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* StarvingStudent: Raskolnikov was like this and his need of money is an important element of the plot. Razumikhin counts as weel, but somehow he copes with it better.

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* StarvingStudent: Raskolnikov was like this and his need of money is an important element of the plot. Razumikhin counts as weel, well, but somehow he copes with it better.
3rd Sep '16 2:56:35 AM leraluna
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* LoveAtFirstSight: Razumikhin falls head over heels as soon as he lays his eyes on Dunya and since he's bit drunk at the moment, he gives her a [[CrowningMomentOfFunny rather wacky]] DeclarationOfLove.

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* LoveAtFirstSight: Razumikhin falls head over heels as soon as he lays his eyes on Dunya and since he's bit drunk at the moment, he gives her a [[CrowningMomentOfFunny rather wacky]] DeclarationOfLove.wacky declaration of love]].
3rd Sep '16 2:52:20 AM leraluna
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* LoveAtFirstSight: Razumikhin falls head over heels as soon as he lays his eyes on Dunya and since he's bit drunk at the moment, he gives her a [[CrpwningMomentOfFunny rather wacky]] DeclarationOfLove.

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* LoveAtFirstSight: Razumikhin falls head over heels as soon as he lays his eyes on Dunya and since he's bit drunk at the moment, he gives her a [[CrpwningMomentOfFunny [[CrowningMomentOfFunny rather wacky]] DeclarationOfLove.



* PrincessInRags: Katerina Ivanovna Marmeladova came from a very respectable family and ended up the wife of drunkard Marmeladov. [[HumilationConga It gets worse since that]].

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* PrincessInRags: Katerina Ivanovna Marmeladova came from a very respectable family and ended up the wife of drunkard Marmeladov. [[HumilationConga [[HumiliationConga It gets worse since that]].
3rd Sep '16 2:51:08 AM leraluna
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* BoisterousBruiser: Razumikhin is very friendly and talkative, and is also known for being able to beat up people if he wants to.

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* BoisterousBruiser: BeautyEqualsGoodness: The author at one point interjects to say that Pulcheria Alexandrrovna looks younger than her age because of being a moral person, and that this is the only way people look beautiful into their forties. Unless you're Luzhin or Svidrigailov, apparently.
* BestFriendsInLaw: [[spoiler:
Razumikhin is very friendly and talkative, and is also known for being able ends up married to beat up people if he wants to. his friend Raskolnikov's sister Dunya.]]



* BeautyEqualsGoodness: The author at one point interjects to say that Pulcheria Alexandrrovna looks younger than her age because of being a moral person, and that this is the only way people look beautiful into their forties. Unless you're Luzhin or Svidrigailov, apparently.
%%* BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler: Raskolnikov.]]
%%* BroodingBoyGentleGirl: [[spoiler: Raskolnikov and Sonya]]

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: The author at one point interjects to say that Pulcheria Alexandrrovna looks younger than her age because of BoisterousBruiser: Razumikhin is very friendly and talkative, and is also known for being a moral person, and that this is the only way able to beat up people look beautiful into their forties. Unless you're Luzhin or Svidrigailov, apparently.if he wants to.
%%* * BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler: Raskolnikov.The entire first act of the novel is one for Raskplnikov.]]
%%* * BroodingBoyGentleGirl: [[spoiler: Raskolnikov and Sonya]]Sonya, who saves his soul with ThePowerOfLove.]]



%%* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: An early example in Sonya.

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%%* * HookerWithAHeartOfGold: An early example in Sonya.Sonya is a prostitute out of necessity, but she's very [[IncorruptiblePurePureness kind and pious]].



* LoveAtFirstSight: Razumikhin falls head over heels as soon as he lays his eyes on Dunya and since he's bit drunk at the moment, he gives her a [[CrpwningMomentOfFunny rather wacky]] DeclarationOfLove.



* MartyrWithoutACause: Porfiry muses that this is probably why [[spoiler:Nikolai confessed]], and Raskolnikov and Dunia are both noted to have this trait by other characters.

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* MartyrWithoutACause: Porfiry muses that this is probably why [[spoiler:Nikolai confessed]], and Raskolnikov and Dunia Dunya are both noted to have this trait by other characters.



%%* NiceGuy: Razumikhin.



%%* TheNounAndTheNoun

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%%* TheNounAndTheNoun* TheNounAndTheNoun: ''Crime'' and ''Punishment''.



%%* PrincessInRags: Katerina Ivanovna Marmeladova.

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%%* * PrincessInRags: Katerina Ivanovna Marmeladova.Marmeladova came from a very respectable family and ended up the wife of drunkard Marmeladov. [[HumilationConga It gets worse since that]].



%%* StarvingStudent: Raskolnikov was like this, as was Razumikhin.

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%%* * StarvingStudent: Raskolnikov was like this, this and his need of money is an important element of the plot. Razumikhin counts as was Razumikhin.weel, but somehow he copes with it better.
26th Jun '16 11:24:55 PM PaulA
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* EvilCounterpart: Raskolnikov meets ''two'' Evil Counterparts: actual {{ubermensch}} Svidrigajlov and another NietzscheWannabe, SmugSnake Luzhin.

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* EvilCounterpart: Raskolnikov meets ''two'' Evil Counterparts: actual {{ubermensch}} Svidrigajlov and another NietzscheWannabe, StrawNihilist, SmugSnake Luzhin.



* NotSoDifferent: Luzhin and Svidrigailov are two despicable and immoral men who are treated by Rodion with complete revulsion. However, it is constantly implied that they follow the same [[NietzscheWannabe pattern of thought]] as Raskolnikov, only devoid of all ambiguity and pretense of [[WellIntentionedExtremist improving the world by breaking the law]].

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* NotSoDifferent: Luzhin and Svidrigailov are two despicable and immoral men who are treated by Rodion with complete revulsion. However, it is constantly implied that they follow the same [[NietzscheWannabe [[StrawNihilist pattern of thought]] as Raskolnikov, only devoid of all ambiguity and pretense of [[WellIntentionedExtremist improving the world by breaking the law]]. law]].
26th Jun '16 11:04:31 PM PaulA
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* EvenTheGirslWantHer: Dunya not only has three men who have a romantic interest in her (if one-sided for some of them), but Svidrigailov suggests that Marta Petrovna kept Dunya because she had fallen in love with her.

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* EvenTheGirslWantHer: EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Dunya not only has three men who have a romantic interest in her (if one-sided for some of them), but Svidrigailov suggests that Marta Petrovna kept Dunya because she had fallen in love with her. her.



* HumilitationConga: Luzhin not only [[spoiler:gets chased out of the house and prevented from marrying Dunya]] but [[spoiler:gets pretty humiliated when Lebezyatnikov and Raskolnikov reveal his scheme to frame Sonya.]]

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* HumilitationConga: HumiliationConga: Luzhin not only [[spoiler:gets chased out of the house and prevented from marrying Dunya]] but [[spoiler:gets pretty humiliated when Lebezyatnikov and Raskolnikov reveal his scheme to frame Sonya.]]
2nd Jun '16 10:42:14 AM JulianLapostat
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* WhatYouAreInTheDark: [[spoiler:As Porfiry tells Raskolnikov, he doesn't really have evidence to pin the crime on him even if he knows that Rodion is the killer, the possibility that Svidrigailov could potentially blackmail and exploit his sister and his family disappears when Raskolnikov finds out he had committed suicide. He is scott-free and yet it is at this moment that Rodion finally confesses to the crime]].
17th May '16 9:55:59 AM SecondJames
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* BadassPacifist: Dunya, so much. She's known for being able to endure anything, and Svidrigailov says that had she lived in an earlier time she would have been a martyr who would have smiled as she faced death. And then when Svidrigailov corners her and threatens to assault her, she [[spoiler:pulls out a gun]] and notes that [[spoiler:it's his wife's]], and that [[spoiler:she knows he killed her]], then [[spoiler:misses and decides to drop the gun rather than killing him, telling Svidrigailov that she's never loved him.]]. Svidrigailov responds by [[spoiler:opening the door, and being so shaken by his experience that he kills himself.

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* BadassPacifist: Dunya, so much. She's known for being able to endure anything, and Svidrigailov says that had she lived in an earlier time she would have been a martyr who would have smiled as she faced death. And then when Svidrigailov corners her and threatens to assault her, she [[spoiler:pulls out a gun]] and notes that [[spoiler:it's his wife's]], and that [[spoiler:she knows he killed her]], then [[spoiler:misses and decides to drop the gun rather than killing him, telling Svidrigailov that she's never loved him.]]. Svidrigailov responds by [[spoiler:opening the door, and being so shaken by his experience that he kills himself. ]]
6th May '16 1:14:31 PM molokai198
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* BasassPacifist: Dunya, so much. She's known for being able to endure anything, and Svidrigailov says that had she lived in an earlier time she would have been a martyr who would have smiled as she faced death. And then when Svidrigailov corners her and threatens to assault her, she [[spoiler:pulls out a gun]] and notes that [[spoiler:it's his wife's]], and that [[spoiler:she knows he killed her]], then [[spoiler:misses and decides to drop the gun rather than killing him, telling Svidrigailov that she's never loved him.]]. Svidrigailov responds by [[spoiler:opening the door, and being so shaken by his experience that he kills himself.

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* BasassPacifist: BadassPacifist: Dunya, so much. She's known for being able to endure anything, and Svidrigailov says that had she lived in an earlier time she would have been a martyr who would have smiled as she faced death. And then when Svidrigailov corners her and threatens to assault her, she [[spoiler:pulls out a gun]] and notes that [[spoiler:it's his wife's]], and that [[spoiler:she knows he killed her]], then [[spoiler:misses and decides to drop the gun rather than killing him, telling Svidrigailov that she's never loved him.]]. Svidrigailov responds by [[spoiler:opening the door, and being so shaken by his experience that he kills himself.
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