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The Idiot | Study Guide

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The Idiot | Character Map

Psychological doubles Romantic love interest Misunderstood consumptive Friend Rival Landlord and unreliable friend Woman needing rescue Prince Myshkin Christlike, compassionate, innocent newcomer Rogozhin Coarse and passionate merchant's son Nastasya Filippovna Beautiful and resentful "fatal woman" Evgeny Pavlovich Thoughtful, well- meaning ex-officer Ippolit Immature and self- centered pessimist Ganya Materialistic, vain, mediocre social climber Aglaya Beautiful, haughty, and childlike young woman Lebedev Roguish, clownlike, meddlesome widower
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