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1 Trevino Izeahs Trevino Professor Sardoni English 2333 25 October 2020 “Notes from Underground ” as Seen Through a Realism Lens In Dostoyevsky’s “Notes from Underground” the novel helps illustrate Realism through the main character known as the Underground Man, as it reads af if it were a work of non-fiction perhaps even the personal story of the author. This story it is composed of two different parts and part one is called “the underground” is about it the mind of the narrator. While the second part is called “the apropos of the wet snow” which leads more into the underground man consciousness. In this novel Dostoyevsky poses different views of society and of the narrator often diving deep into several themes affecting humanity. In part one of the novel the narrator illustrates his beliefs that man needs cruelty in order to appreciate the goodness of the world, thus negating the idea of a utopian society. At times, the narrator poses his own beliefs of the irrationality of a social order,

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