Crime and Punishment Journal
Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov - The protagonist of the novel. He is a former student
but now he lives in poverty. Throughout the novel he battles serious mental health prob lems.
Tragedy and the Common Man by Arthur Miller
Very few tragedies are written in popular culture because people have lost faith that there
are heros among us. We often think that tragedies are beyond are capability. We
Chapter 5- Part 4
- Preface- pp. 238
- Should have known beforehand that he couldnt pull it off.
- Raskolnikov compares himself to other superman figures such as Napoleon. These figures apparently have the right to commit
A Dolls House
-Ibsen was not very well liked as a poet.
-Most plays at this point were fairly light-hearted.
-Plays were seen as immoral and the people who viewed plays were seen as shady.
-Ibsen was seen as radical and anti-social
-One of the first write
November 21, 2011
The Plot points towards the Epilogue
Dostoyevskis epilogue in Crime and Punishment, though controversial, ulti mately completes Raskolnikovs spiritual journey. All of the tragic events that occur
-Something rotten in the state of Denmark -Marcelus
-This cannot come to good, what Hamlet said in his first siloquey foreshadowing the
- Not only was the King Hamlet killed but he was damned into purgatory because he did
not see a pr
Feb. 10, 2012
Heart of Darkness in class essay
Achebe searches Conrads novel Heart of Darkness for any hint of racism instead of ac tually appreciating the novel for its other very important themes. The setting of Af
The Great Gatsby chapters 1-2
A lot happened in the past two chapters, a picture-perfect marriage on the out side turned out to be a publicly known affair and it is widely accepted in this era. Tom is
a brute of a man and to me he represents t
Jane Eyre Self notes
Jane Eyre: The main character, a girl that was sent to a boarding school, Lowood. She
then becomes a governess at Thornfield where the master of the house, Mr. Rochester,
proposes to her.
Mr. Rochester: The mas
Feb. 21 2012
Satisfaction with Tranquility
In Charolette Brontes Jane Eyre, she introduces the idea that we cannot be satisfied
with tranquility alone. Bronte takes her idea a step further by saying that if we do not