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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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But that is the beginning of a new story – the story of the gradual renewal of a man, the story of his gradual regeneration, of his passing from one world into another. (Epigraph, 2.30)

Usually when we hear about "passing from one world into another," it's in reference to somebody dying. Here it's as if Raskolnikov's life before was a kind of death, and through love (and suffering) he is finally born.

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