The Search for Dostoyevsky in Crime and Punishment Essay
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky who is known as a great novelist wrote timeless classics such as The Idiot, Crime and Punishment, and The Brothers Karamazov, was not only a novelist, but a good psychologist who uncovered the secret sides of the human beings in a very effective way. His novels also affected Freud, Nietzsche, and Joyce. However there is one point that is a mystery. Did Dostoyevsky really reflect his own feelings, especially his fears, into the characters of his novels?
Fyodor was born in Moscow on October 30 in 1821 in Hospital for the poor, the second of seven children. His mother Mme Marya Feodorovna and father Dr. M. Andrey Dostoyevsky whose …show more content…
There is also another significant event that needs to be mentioned. Dostoyevsky’s father was killed by his serfs in 1839. This scandalous murder was kept carefully in the family so as not to lose all the peasants (most probably ends with the destruction of the family), because if they had accepted that he was murdered, all the peasants must have been exiled