Character List

Dmitri (Mitya) His oldest son, who develops an intense hatred for his father and who is convicted of murdering him. Ivan The second son, who develops into the extreme intellectual and who questions all values of life. Alyosha (Alexey) The youngest son, who is deeply religious and who functions as […]

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Book Summary

Dmitri comes of age, as the novel opens, and asks his father for an inheritance that, he has long been told, his mother left him. His request is scoffed at. Old Karamazov feigns ignorance of any mythical monies or properties that are rightfully Dmitri’s. The matter is far from ended, […]

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