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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Crime and Punishment: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Crime and Punishment? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the novel's ending suggest?


Suicide ends suffering
Suffering is good
Murderers can learn to love
Murderers should be executed
Crime is healthy
Q. What does the novel ask the reader to do?


Suspend judgment
Be entertained
Judge the characters' judgments
Read aloud
Enjoy a rollicking good time
Q. The novel's "romantic" relationships are loaded with


Cruelty
Power plays
Confusion
Miscommunication
All of the above
Q. Which is not part of this novel?


Abortion
Hallucinations
Madness
Sanity
Existence
Q. What does Dostoevsky put on a pedestal?


Violence
Suffering
Drugs
Education
Criminality
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