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Crime and Punishment | Study Guide

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Author

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Year Published

1866

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama, Fantasy

Perspective and Narrator

Crime and Punishment is told from a third-person omniscient perspective. The narrator is "all knowing" about the thoughts and feelings of any character in the novel. The narration allows readers to immerse themselves in the psychology of each of Dostoevsky's characters, much as his main character, Raskolnikov, tends to do.

Tense

Crime and Punishment is written in the past tense.

Summary

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