Schisms and Divisions in Crime and Punishment
A three-lesson unit module has scholars examine the many schisms and divisions in Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. The first lesson looks at the fractured nature of Raskolnikov and other characters. The second lesson focuses on the split between intellect and emotion, while the third has readers examine how Dostoyevsky uses societal divisions to underscore his themes. All three lessons are based on the Constance Garnett translation of the novel.