Ivan Karamazov developed into a brilliant student who helped support himself by writing for journals

Ivan Karamazov developed into a brilliant student who helped support himself by writing for journals

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Ivan Karamazov developed into a brilliant student who helped support himself by writing for journals.  He slowly began to make a name for himself in literary circles. One of his articles, for instance, dealt  with the function of the ecclesiastical courts; it attracted widespread interest and even the monastery  in his native town spoke of it. Alyosha, the youngest Karamazov, developed into a devoutly religious  person, his faith based on reality and untinged by mysticism or fanaticism. He was universally well  liked, never criticized anyone, and seemed to love everyone. As the action of the novel begins, Alyosha returns to his father's house and meets his brothers. He  and Dmitri rapidly become good friends, but he feels puzzled by Ivan's reserve and intellectuality. As  for his father, Alyosha openly loves him; he has never criticized or condemned his father's way of life. 
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1001 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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