C+P Summary Nature of Man and evil

C+P Summary Nature of Man and evil - Anirudh Kulkarni Mrs....

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Anirudh Kulkarni Mrs. Derrow AP English (1) 22 November 2009 Berdyaev’s The Nature of Man and Evil Summary From reading the italic head notes several valuable pieces of information can be gathered. First we get Berdyaev’s message or his thesis in the italic paragraph. “According to Berdyaev, Dostoevsky’s message in Crime and Punishment is simply that we, as humans, cannot violate moral laws.” Berdyaev also believes that the “message of Crime and Punishment is that one must acknowledge the higher will of God. We also know that this interpretation is supported by Janko Lavrin and Konstantin Mochulsky. Other than the fact that his interpretation is supported by Lavrin and Mchulsky, no other details about the author are provided. The author’s intent for writing this criticism is to analyze Dostoevsky’s intent of Crime and Punishment . While mainly the audience for this criticism consists of Crime and Punishment readers, Berdyaev could have intended it to be for everyone in the world, because his thesis is universal. “According to Berdyaev, the message of Crime and Punishment is that one must acknowledge the higher will of God.” The genre of this criticism is much like many other criticisms because it is interpretation.
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