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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

  

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Polenka, Lida, Kolya

Character Analysis

These are Katerina's children from a previous marriage. At the end of the novel, these orphans are presumed to be in a safe place...but we wonder if Sonia will try to find them when her life becomes a little more stable.

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