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Quote #7

"Ugh! hang it! I believe it's a mouse," [Svidrigaïlov] thought, "that's the veal I left on the table." (6.6.37)

Svidrigaïlov's final "home" before he kills himself is the worst hotel room ever. It seems to mirror his cracked state.

Quote #8

Seven years, only seven years! At the beginning of their happiness at some moments they were both ready to look on those seven years as though they were seven days. (Epilogue, 2.29)

This passage suggests that Raskolnikov and Sonia find a home in each other. As long as they are together, they will feel secure.

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