Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

The Hired Girl

Laura Amy Schlitz

> Back to 60second Recap® Study Guide Library > Crime and Punishment

Theme 2: Crime, Punishment, Alienation.

Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1867
Famous for: Very little crime but a whole lotta punishment.

One of the reasons that Raskolnikov, the main character in Crime and Punishment, is so unpleasant to be around is that he’s alienated—from everyone and everything. The guy is even alienated from himself. But Dostoevsky’s theme of alienation in Crime and Punishment isn’t totally hopeless. In fact, he even offers a way out of alienation. Press play to find out more.

 

Like the Recap? Please spread the word :)

RSS
Follow by Email5k
Facebook0
Facebook
Google+0
Google+
http://www.60secondrecap.com/study-guide/fyodor-dostoevsky-crime-and-punishment-theme-2/">
YouTube13k
YouTube