Crime and Punishment

Literature / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
This paper portrays Raskolnikov’s internal and external battles in the novel `Crime and Punishment`.

After committing murder, Raskolnikov is torn between his subconscious guilt and the idea of suffering society’s wrath, and his conscious desire to remain unchanged, and continue life as always. His two supporting characters, Sonia and Svidrigailov, represent the opposing sides of external and internal suffering respectively, and struggle throughout the novel to sway his decision.

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