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Crime and Punishment

I have to compare Dostovesky's Crime and Punishment and Kafka's The Trial in a major paper. I chose the paring because the story about Raskolinikov is...interesting, and the idea that he came up with to kill this women is a captivating because he has to have some psychological problem to justify this murder. I am not finished yet, and I have an in class essay this coming week. C& R is a very difficult read. Dostovesky has a very choppy writing style for this book, and his thoughts seem to jump all around. I have drawn a conclusion that this style is because he is imitating Raskolinikov's maddness and the turmoil poverty causes in the lives of so many.

I just wanted to know what others thought about this book and whether others's find my comment on Dostovesky's style as valid.

thank you,
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