Fyodor Dostoyevsky Essay Topics

Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Genius or Not

What makes a person a genius? Is it thru the lessons that are taught by teachers or is it a natural phenomenon that we are born with? Some believe that Fyodor Dostoyevsky was a genius because of his epileptic medical condition. We will explore different opinions on the matter and debate if epilepsy could have… View Article

The Role of Power in Crime and Punishment

In Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment the main protagonist, Rodion Roskolnikov, is driven by a passionate admiration for “great men”; men who had power. This passionate admiration manifests itself into an illusion for Roskolnikov; an illusion that is created and perpetuated by constant reaffirmation of his intelligence by his loved ones and peers. In perusal… View Article