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Not a neutral narrator Ȃ does not like Fyodor Pavlovitch o Uses respectful form of address but clearly does not respect him at all Dz³ dz Ȃ really? o Acts like a buffoon, knows h ǡ ǯ o Why? Nobody likes him, but ends up getting a one-up on everybody If you can really affect someone, even in a negative way, you feel superior Only believes in the passions and the pleasures Fyodor Pavlovitch vs. Father Zossima o Zossima is the opposite, pinnacle of goodness (and also the most boring!) o ± ǯ positive characters The Stinking Lizaveta ´ Ǥ ͳͲ͹ Dzµ ǥ ǡ ǥ piquancy ǡ ǥdz The grotesque o ¸ ǯ Dostoevsky thr Dzǥdz your mind for yourself ¹ ǡ ǯ o Probably Fyodor Pavlovitch, but unclear Smerdyakov Ȃ the fourth brother Karamazov? o Dzº dz o ¹ ´ ǯ ǡ ȋ Ȍ Another instance of grotesque Dmitri and Fyodor Pavlovitch go meet Father Zossima to settle money and Grushenka! o Cash and hos!!! Discussion 10/7/14 Basic plot of books II, III, IV Day 1 Fyodor and Ivan leave the Monastery, Ivan punches Maximov (von Sohn) Alyosha goes to Katerina Ivanovna and runs into Dmitri (for the first time) o Dmitri is waiting for Grushenka, drinking brandy, reading Schiller o Talks about the ideal of Sodom and Madonna µ ´ ǯ ± ͵ͲͲͲ roubles o Owes Katerina Ivanovna 3000 roubles There, they are having a drink, Fyodor Pavlovich, Ivan, Smerdyakov, and Grigory are there o Smerdyakov talks about renouncing your Christianity Distributing prohibited | Downloaded by Ivy Li ([email protected])
Dmitri comes in and beats the crap out of Fyodor Pavlovich because he thought Grushenka was there Alyosha leaves and meets Ivan in the yard o Important quote ǣ Dz» » Ǥdz µ · » ǯ ¼ o µ ǯ o ¹ ¼ ǯ ǡ away from Dmitri Alyosha goes on his way back to the monastery and meets Dmitri again on the way (second meeting, less important of the two) o Alyosha describes what happened He goes home and reads the letter, a love letter from Lise o Also finds out the Father Zossima is dying Day 2 Alyosha goes to his fa ǯ ´ recuperating ½ ¾ ½ ǯ boys o The little boy, Ilyusha (parallel??!!), hurts Alyosha and bites his finger µ ¾ ½ ǯ ǡ · » novna and Ivan are there o · » ǯ ± ǯ ¼ him o Tells Alyosha to give 200 roubles to the captain Dmitri beat up µ ǯ o Finds out that his son bit Alyosha, offers to beat up his child or chop off his fingers o They go out for a walk and Alyosha offers him the money o µ ǯ ǡ ¼ · » ǯ Then goes to the hiding place to try to meet up with Dmitri and runs into Smerdyakov o Smerdyakov tells him that Dmitri is at the tavern with Ivan Alyosha goes to the tavern and has a deep chat with Ivan o Grand Inquisitor Important Themes The Field (or Cloud) of Possibilities At any moment, there is a whole field of possibilities ¿ ǯ ǡ ǯ Open time-ness Wishes vs. Actions Wishes have moral value, just like actions do Ivan does not agree with that o In my wishes I reserve myself full latitude Distributing prohibited | Downloaded by Ivy Li ([email protected])

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