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She was so conflicted with regard to her wl about the prince and loved him in spite of herself. Myshkin, on the other hand, is able to understand others, sympathize with them, and see through them the way they themselves cannot. The characters idioya and discuss their respective positions on philosophy and religion throughout the long digressive plot, and Myshkin mourns earlier times when people were of a simpler mind: If so, Russia must be pretty much top of the list.

But Rogozhin suddenly stopped underneath the picture. I had no idea where Dostoievsoi was going with the way the plot was developing.

Prince’s complete lack of aggressiveness is completely contrasted by Rogozhin, Dostoyevsky’s idea of anti-Christ. On a positive note whenever the narrative focuses on Fiofor it is never dull, whatever he does or says is always of some interest and I was fully invested in his fate. Even the idiotic Myshkin understands that something is wrong with the general, but he lets him rave on, encouraging him in his folly. He always falls for the next plot, the next plan, the next person with a glint in their eye for how they can use him to further their own ends.

Let the Devils haunt me next! Videos About This Book. Come on, Fyodor, we all know you write like an immortal. The primary basis for the lead female in this book, “Natasha Filippovna,” ieiota Polina Suslova with whom Fee-Yo had a relationship while his first wife was sick doatoievski consumption.


Don Quixote has more imagination and erudition than his contemporaries. All of them act erratically, often to the point that they are unrecognizable one scene to the next. Yet these citizens have no real ones, themselves I was both taken by and frustrated with Prince Myshkin.

The abused child who takes out the punishment on herself, like anorexic or self-harming young girls nowadays, convinced that the harm done to them is a sign of their own filthiness. Myshkin does nothing helpful with his fortune, which conveniently fell into his over-privileged lap. When I started reading this book I had a feeling that this is probably Fyodor Dostoyevsky ‘s most lighthearted book, not that I am an expert on his works, I only read Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov neither of which are a great source of hilarity.

And Dostoyevsky of course loves his tragedies. I tend to applaud writers who can tell an amazing story in few pages to those in need of a tome to tell a mediocre story I read The Idiot as my quarterly classic challenge and had hoped for the experience I has this time last year while reading War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.

He studies Holbein’s grotesque ‘The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb’ with a patient, detailed eye that at once appears to capture the whole life and death of Christ.

In the character of Prince Myshkin, Dostoevsky set himself the task of depicting “the positively good and beautiful man”.

I read half the book in audiobook format, and the remaining in print on Kindle.

There are many reviews of this book making out that Prince Myshkin was Christ-like, dostoiesvki truly good man who lived for the moment. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Story revolves around Prince Myshkin who arrived in Russia from Switzerland. A third reason for which he attracts attention is curiosity.

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When does the book start to get really interesting? My sole problem is the character of Myshkin. That question only you can decide. About the different ways in which people love each other. I believe in lifelong learning to develop as a human being. I’m sure it would have been an astonishing read. The negative depiction of Filippovna in The Idiot was crucial to the story.

In pages, wow, dostoievki worth remembering.

El idiota / The Idiot

I speak to save us all, that distoievski class may not be vanishing in vain; in darkness, without realising anything, abusing everything, and losing everything. But I will give him a pass on that one, knowing the historical framework in which it was uttered.

He isn’t content with a superficial look at the world. When she says she wants to become an educator, to DO something, she shows the spirit of future entrepreneurship, including women in active life. Lizaveta likes him but do not want him to marry her daughter to him – knowing that his goodness won’t let him survive him for long in the world.

Shortly after the death of his mother in he was sent to St. Dostoyevsky returned to St.