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The Idiot

The Idiot

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Idiot: Themes (for the most part) True or False

1. What does the portrayal of Myshkin as a "Christ Figure" with no supernatural or divine powers reveal?→The divinity of Christ
2. What makes Myshkin's capacity for love unique?→His love is individualized.
3. What role does suffering play in The Idiot?→It is meaningless.
4. How important are society and class in The Idiot?→They are primary concerns
5. How does Myshkin's innocence change throughout the novel?→It starts off okay and then dooms him to be a complete failure.

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