History Literature / TheBrothersKaramazov

5th Jan '16 1:07:54 PM aye_amber
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The novel was intended to be only the first arc of a much larger story entitled ''The Life of a Great Sinner'', but [[AuthorExistenceFailure Dostoevsky died before he could complete any more of it]] (four months after the novel's publication, in fact).

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The novel was intended to be only the first arc of a much larger story story, entitled ''The Life of a Great Sinner'', Sinner,'' but [[AuthorExistenceFailure Dostoevsky died died, before he could complete any more of it]] (four months after the novel's publication, in fact).fact).
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2nd Jan '15 2:38:41 PM rgeminas
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* NarrativeProfanityFilter: The song sang by the girls before [[spoiler: Mitya's arrest]] - "The soldier boy will pack his kit / And drag me with him through ..."
2nd Jan '15 2:36:24 PM rgeminas
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* CurseCutShort: The song sang by the girls before [[spoiler: Mitya's arrest]] - "The soldier boy will pack his kit / And drag me with him through ..."
2nd Jan '15 2:35:38 PM rgeminas
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* CurseCutShort: The song sang by the girls before [[spoiler: Mitya's arrest]] - "The soldier boy will pack his kit / And drag me with him through ..."
15th Oct '14 9:37:47 AM LaStella
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* '''[[PluckyComicRelief Madame Khokhlakov]]''' - A lady of modest income and good standing, Madame Khokhlakov is introduced when she appears at the monastery seeking an audience with the Elder Zosima for her daughter Lise, [[IllGirl a sick girl confined to a wheelchair]]. She later establishes herself as a town gossip, due to just really not knowing when to shut up. She is the source of a lot of comedy because of this.

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* '''[[PluckyComicRelief Madame Khokhlakov]]''' Khokhlakova]]''' - A lady of modest income and good standing, Madame Khokhlakov Khokhlakova is introduced when she appears at the monastery seeking an audience with the Elder Zosima for her daughter Lise, [[IllGirl a sick girl confined to a wheelchair]]. She later establishes herself as a town gossip, due to just really not knowing when to shut up. She is the source of a lot of comedy because of this.
15th Oct '14 9:16:01 AM Deltadiamond
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* TheButlerDidIt

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* TheButlerDidIt[[spoiler: TheButlerDidIt: The murderer was Smerdyakov]]



* ClearMyName
* TheChessmaster: Smerdyakov. From convincing Ivan out of town with ReversePsychology, to feigning an epileptic attack, to lying to Dmitri about the envelope, and killing himself so that he couldn't be proven guilty, Smerdyakov all but guarantees Dmitri's conviction.
* DevilInPlainSight: Smerdyakov.

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* ClearMyName
ClearMyName: Everyone but Dmitri seems convinced that he killed his father.
* TheChessmaster: Smerdyakov. [[spoiler: From convincing Ivan out of town with ReversePsychology, to feigning an epileptic attack, to lying to Dmitri about the envelope, and killing himself so that he couldn't be proven guilty, Smerdyakov all but guarantees Dmitri's conviction.
conviction.]]
* DevilInPlainSight: [[spoiler: Smerdyakov.]]



* DrivenToSuicide: Dmitri almost, Smerdyakov.

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* DrivenToSuicide: Dmitri almost, Smerdyakov.also [[spoiler: Smerdyakov]].



* IllGirl

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* IllGirlIllGirl: Lise, who is confined to a wheelchair.
6th Sep '14 12:41:08 AM rgeminas
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* CharacterFilibuster

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* CharacterFilibusterCharacterFilibuster: An exceptionally long one in Ivan's Grand Inquisitor. The two lawyers' speeches at the trial also qualify.



* TheChessmaster: Smerdyakov.

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* TheChessmaster: Smerdyakov. From convincing Ivan out of town with ReversePsychology, to feigning an epileptic attack, to lying to Dmitri about the envelope, and killing himself so that he couldn't be proven guilty, Smerdyakov all but guarantees Dmitri's conviction.
6th Sep '14 12:34:28 AM rgeminas
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* AChatWithSatan

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* AChatWithSatanAChatWithSatan: Ivan's brain fever drives him to imagine a devil following him around and chatting with him.



* AssholeVictim

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* AssholeVictimAssholeVictim: Fyodor was at best an absent father, and at worst straight out abusive. Had he finished writing his will, he'd have left nothing to any of his children. And that's not even mentioning his rape of Lizaveta.
10th Jun '14 10:48:31 AM calchexas
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** Played straight with Grushenka to Katerina.
10th Jun '14 10:40:59 AM calchexas
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* BigGood: Zossima's plans for Alyosha indirectly save several people, upgrading this from a normal tragic ending to...
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