The structure of the Giga map has been haunting us for days now. The Giga map, is literally a large map, that has the entire journey we have experienced, and all the information that we found, (yes all of it), but in a bite size morsel. This bite is for all those who may view the map for the first time. Therefore, this data crunching needs to be done very effectively.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
Murder is perhaps the worst transgression that can be committed, a life taking a life. But can the ends justify the means? Can the actions surrounding it make it less “evil” or “immoral”? In his Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky exemplified the veracity of this theory. In the novel, the protagonist Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov murders two women. But he does it with the sole purpose of helping the world and hence, becoming an outstanding individual in it. In his mind, taking the life of a woman who cheats and steals would improve the lives of many, and was therefore permissible. Raskolnikov, to any individual, would appear at first glance immoral or evil by the fact that he committed two premeditated murders. However, Fyodor Dostoyevsky is able to portray him in a way that makes the reader sympathize to him by describing the internal conflict the protagonist went through and showing he was then willing to confess and face the consequences for his actions. In the novel, the protagonist undergoes three stages that influence the reader making him more sympathetic to the crimes committed: his internal conflict, the confession of his crime and finally, Siberia.
He was so badly dressed that even a man accustomed to shabbiness would have been ashamed to be seen in the street in such rags. In that quarter of the town, however, scarcely any shortcoming in dress would have created surprise. Owing to the proximity of the Hay Market, the number of establishments of bad character, the preponderance of the trading and working class population crowded in these streets and alleys in the heart of Petersburg, types so various were to be seen in the streets that no figure, however queer, would have caused surprise. But there was such accumulated bitterness and contempt in the young man’s heart, that, in spite of all the fastidiousness of youth, he minded his rags least of all in the street. It was a different matter when he met with acquaintances or with former fellow students, whom, indeed, he disliked meeting at any time. And yet when a drunken man who, for some unknown reason, was being taken somewhere in a huge waggon dragged by a heavy dray horse, suddenly shouted at him as he drove past: ‘Hey there, German hatter’ bawling at the top of his voice and pointing at him–the young man stopped suddenly and clutched tremulously at his hat. It was a tall round hat from Zimmerman’s, but completely worn out, rusty with age, all torn and bespattered, brimless and bent on one side in a most unseemly fashion. Not shame, however, but quite another feeling akin to terror had overtaken him.
Crime and Punishment Themes
Relationships between family members, and the formation of families through marriage, are central to the novel. Raskolnikov has a fraught relationship with his mother and sister, whom he recognizes as having made great sacrifices for his own happiness. He feels repulsed by their charity and tries to break off relations with them. But Raskolnikov nevertheless feels protective of his sister, in whom he confides, and of his mother. Apart from an engagement to his landlord’s…
We have sought to collate a comprehensive record of white mob violence that collectively punished African American communities across the United States. While the thousands of lynchings that occurred were also a form of racial terrorism against the African American community we have generally excluded them from this project. See the Equal Justice Initiative report for full data about lynchings (the New York Times have mapped this here). Where lynchings have been included they are generally crimes which were especially perpetrated to terrorise the wider community. See the lynching in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1927 where the body of the victim was dragged into the middle of the African American area and burnt.
Crime and Punishment Study Guide
The Problem of Translation. The Russian language is filled with prefixes, suffixes, and forms of words that allow for numerous shades of meaning, depending on circumstances, and which allow certain ideas to recur throughout a text. For example, the Russian word for crime used often in the novel can be translated as “stepping over”—and the idea of “overstepping” the bounds of civilized society becomes a fixation of Raskolnikov’s throughout the work. Dostoevsky has been translated into English many times over the past one hundred-odd years, with the most recent version (the version used as the basis for this guide) being Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s 1992 translation. This latter version, in the words of the translator, attempts to capture both the “roughness” of Dostoevsky’s language and the repetitions and echoes that are a hallmark of his prose.
Crime and Punishment
The master of the establishment was in another room, but he frequently came down some steps into the main room, his jaunty, tarred boots with red turn-over tops coming into view each time before the rest of his person. He wore a full coat and a horribly greasy black satin waistcoat, with no cravat, and his whole face seemed smeared with oil like an iron lock. At the counter stood a boy of about fourteen, and there was another boy somewhat younger who handed whatever was wanted. On the counter lay some sliced cucumber, some pieces of dried black bread, and some fish, chopped up small, all smelling very bad. It was insufferably close, and so heavy with the fumes of spirits that five minutes in such an atmosphere might well make a man drunk.
I think this is still the homework assignment, but I have to resubscribe to remind101 so if it isn’t, oh well, I guess.
I feel that Dostoevsky has written every character in a way that also reflects pieces of Raskolnikov. It’s almost as if everyone is both his foil and his compliment — you have, for example, Sonya, who is on the one hand a woman, weak, uneducated, and helpless, yet on the other is a slave to her family because she cares about them so much, and who Raskolnikov calls the greatest sinner. Raskolnikov is none of the first mentioned traits, yet he cares so much about what his mother and Dunya feel that he has to physically tear himself away from him. The great “sin” Sonya carries with her is not the same as his own, but as one who scorns his neighbors and murdered a woman (so much for “Thou shalt not kill;” I feel that Raskolnikov shouldn’t be throwing around accusations here) Raskolnikov’s hands are not clean either. The point in all of this is that Sonya’s sins and devotion reflect Raskolnikov’s character as well as her own, something that Dostoevsky uses frequently. It is hard to deny the similarities between Luzhin and Raskolnikov (power-hungriness, distinctive deceitfulness, we could go on for days) or Porfiry and Raskolnikov’s shared intellect. Every character is, in some little way, Raskolnikov!
I see this as an intentional move to play on our perceptions of people; Dostoevsky is making the point that even deadly, seemingly insane men like Raskolnikov are not so different than ordinary folk. Aside from our criminal records, what really does separate someone like me and a murderer, be it Ted Bundy or our protagonist? To be perfectly honest, I feel that the distinction is not entirely as large a schism as we’d like to believe.
Crime and Punishment: The Blog
This is hilarious. I happened across Me, Myself And the World Around Me, and found THIS POST. Funny, funny stuff.
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This is a conversation topic for adults and teenagers on the subject of crime and punishment. Students discuss how safe they feel in their city, discuss the attraction of crime films and decide the correct punishment for some heinous (and not so heinous) crimes. Download everything below:
In my first session DMing Encounters, I had a relatively new RPG player pick-pocket a major NPC. The NPC was the mayor of a large town and as I prepared to deal with that resultant dice rolls, I found myself quickly wondering, “How am I going to punish this guy if he gets caught?!” Committing a crime (and getting caught) is a situation that many a player will do with little thought to the repercussions. Here’s a short guideline of how to handle your criminal PCs.
Crime and Punishment
As both a New Woman and a Russian Orthodox Christian, Dunya twice triumphs over Svidrigailov. First, after Dunya resists Svidrigailov’s sexual advances, Marfa Petrovna makes “a bequest of three thousand roubles” to Dunya (Crime 300). Dunya’s moral fortitude prompts a benevolent, wealthy woman to provide her with the financial resources she needs to avoid abusive situations. Second, Dunya’s intelligence and virtues deliver her from Svidrigailov’s threats. Svidrigailov issues an ultimatum: if Dunya has sex with him, he will buy her brother’s freedom; if she refuses, he will rape her and denounce her brother. Dunya, locked in Svidrigailov’s room with God as her only ally, immediately takes action: “Suddenly she took a revolver from her pocket, cocked it, and lowered the hand holding the revolver to the little table. Svidrigailov jumped from his seat” (Crime 484). Revolted by Svidrigailov’s previous lewd demands, Dunya has long since prepared herself to resist him. Asserting her moral consciousness, Dunya calls Svidrigailov a “murderer” and “slanderer” and prepares to shoot him (Crime 495). When Dunya realizes that she intends to kill Svidrigailov (She shouts, “I’ll kill you!”), she drops the gun, refusing to become a “murderer” like Svidrigailov (Crime 495). Dunya’s strong will and moral purity combine in her decision to defend herself and spare her tormentor. Her self-assertive morality defeats Svidrigailov: he releases Dunya, gives Sonya the money she needs to abandon prostitution, and shoots himself on a bridge.
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Raskolnikov gradually comes to realisation that Man is weak and cannot do anything without God whose emissaries in the novel, the detective Porfiry and the prostitute Sonia, urge him to submit unconditionally to God. All Raskolnikov needs to do is to kiss the earth in the presence of the simple folk. Raskolikov’s crime is not that he killed. The title of the novel should be understood as the transgression of the divine order and its restoration. Raskolnikov sins against God rather than against fellow human beings. All what’s important in the novel happens in his mind. His crime is theological in nature and the murder is just the consequence of it. The murder is an illustration of an idea, a narrative device to make the novel more dramatic. The crime of atheism and humanism would be equally heinous without it. Homicide is used by Dostoyevsky to strengthen his argument that emancipated Reason will lead to deicide and when God is killed, everything is permitted, even murder – “Everything is permitted to the intelligent man” (Brothers Karamazov). In Brothers Karamazov, one who commits deicide in his thoughts is made morally responsible for parricide.
Crime and Punishment: The Blog
Amber and I both work for Blog Talk Radio. http://www.blogtalkradio.com And, we both love our jobs dearly. (thank you Alan). But, it’s kind of a big deal when every one of your co-workers has 4-5 shows each, and Amber and I are here pretty much twiddling our thumbs. So, we thought, if we’re going to do it, at least let’s do it right…which brings us to The Blog.
Norwegian prisons are quite different, as there are open and closed prisons. Closed prisons are the most traditional and are surrounded by high walls, locked doors and small cells. 63% of Norwegian prisoners are contained in closed prisons while 20% of these prisoners live in cells with up to 4 other inmates. There are no toilets or showers in the cells at these kinds of prisons, and a limited amount of items allowed. The prisoners are allowed 20 minutes of telephone usage each week. Open prisons have a lower security level, but still have a fence around the compound. The prisoners are not allowed to leave the area, but they are not locked up at night. Bastoey prison is an example of an open prison. Bastoey is an idyllic island 45 miles south of Oslo and contain approximately 115 prisoners including murderers, rapists etc. The prisoner at Bastøy work from 8:15 to 2:30. The island is a farm, which means there are cattle to tend, timber to cut and crops to grow. Many inmates also spend their time restoring small wooden houses on different locations on the island. Bastoey is based on the theory that hard punishment is the only way to threat wrongdoers. Øyvind Alnæs, the prison governor at Bastøy believes the exact opposite. Big closed prisons are criminal schools and you need to treat people good for them to behave. However, all inmates start their sentence in a traditional prison before they are sent to an open one. Prison is of course not the only punishment given in Norway. In many cases were the defendant is under 18 years old child services are contacted. However the most used type of punishment are fines which can be given by regular police officers and are usually only given as a result of minor offenses.