History Literature / CrimeAndPunishment

31st Jan '17 7:03:40 PM l_chrymose
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* BigBadEnsemble: From Raskolnikov's perspective, it's an ensemble between [[SmugSnake Luzhin]], [[InspectorJavert Porfiry]] and [[ManipulativeBastard Svidrigajlov]]. Raskolnikov himself isn't exactly a beacon of morality, mind you.

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* BigBadEnsemble: From Raskolnikov's perspective, it's an ensemble between [[SmugSnake Luzhin]], [[InspectorJavert Porfiry]] and [[ManipulativeBastard Svidrigajlov]].Svidrigailov]]. Raskolnikov himself isn't exactly a beacon of morality, mind you.
19th Dec '16 1:05:41 AM carbunbulus
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* BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler: The entire first act of the novel is one for Raskplnikov.]]

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* BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler: The entire first act of the novel is one for Raskplnikov.Raskolnikov.]]



* ByronicHero: Raskolnikov, a law school drop-out who spends his time isolated in his coffin-like room thinking about society's petty morals and decides to [[spoiler: kill the moneylender]], because she is merciless to her tenants and a pest to society, also Raskolnikov tries to establish himself as an Übermensch (i. e. without conscience), a race that will rule the new world

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* ByronicHero: Raskolnikov, a law school drop-out who spends his time isolated in his coffin-like room thinking about society's petty morals and decides to [[spoiler: kill the moneylender]], because she is merciless to her tenants and a pest to society, society. He also Raskolnikov tries to establish himself as an Übermensch (i. e. Übermensch, a race without conscience), a race conscience, AboveGoodAndEvil, that will rule the new world world.
19th Dec '16 1:02:25 AM carbunbulus
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* ByronicHero: Raskolnikov, a law school drop-out who spends his time isolated in his coffin-like room thinking about society's petty morals and decides to [[spoiler: kill the moneylender]].

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* ByronicHero: Raskolnikov, a law school drop-out who spends his time isolated in his coffin-like room thinking about society's petty morals and decides to [[spoiler: kill the moneylender]].moneylender]], because she is merciless to her tenants and a pest to society, also Raskolnikov tries to establish himself as an Übermensch (i. e. without conscience), a race that will rule the new world
19th Dec '16 12:59:32 AM carbunbulus
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%%* AlcoholicParent: Marmeladov.

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%%* * AlcoholicParent: Marmeladov.



%%* ByronicHero: Raskolnikov.

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%%* * ByronicHero: Raskolnikov.Raskolnikov, a law school drop-out who spends his time isolated in his coffin-like room thinking about society's petty morals and decides to [[spoiler: kill the moneylender]].



* DeadlyEuphemism: Svidrigailov likes talking about going to America. By which he actually means [[spoiler:suicide.]]]

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* DeadlyEuphemism: Svidrigailov likes talking about going to America. By which he actually means [[spoiler:suicide.]]]]]



* UnusualEuphemism: (Svidrigailov, speaking to Achilles) "When you are asked, you just say he was going, he said, to America." ([[spoiler:Svidrigailov says this before he commits suicide. A sentence after he says the aforementioned, the guy tells him he can't shoot himself in the head here in the street. The next sentence is "Svidrigailov pulled the trigger."]])

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* %%* UnusualEuphemism: (Svidrigailov, speaking to Achilles) "When you are asked, you just say he was going, he said, to America." ([[spoiler:Svidrigailov says this before he commits suicide. A sentence after he says the aforementioned, the guy tells him he can't shoot himself in the head here in the street. The next sentence is "Svidrigailov pulled the trigger."]])
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]].
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