The Brothers Karamazov is a novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky that was first published in 1880. Explore a plot summary, an in-depth analysis of Alyosha, and important quotes.


See a complete list of the characters in The Brothers Karamazov and in-depth analyses of Alyosha, Ivan, and Dmitri.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in The Brothers Karamazov, from the major themes to motifs and symbols.


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Further Study

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