Because of their positive quality

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Because of their positive quality, Dostoevsky inserts the final views of Father Zossima next to the  questioning disbeliefs of Ivan Karamazov. They act somewhat like a counterbalance to the many  ideas presented in Book V. Unlike Ivan, Zossima is didactic — the most didactic character in the novel, perhaps in all of  Dostoevsky's writings. His ideas are too abstract to be presented as Ivan's were; his ideas are too  profound to be presented in any other way than by simple exhortation. Parts of Zossima's philosophy have, of course, been discussed in earlier books, but here almost all  of his tenets are gathered together and presented either by examples from his own life or through  exhortations and miniature sermons. In one sense, Zossima is an extension of earlier Dostoevskian 
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