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Marmeladov was so fucking annoying in that little arc where he was sharing his story with raslolovikic drunk at the pub

Like holy fucking, he was talking for 5 pages with FIVE ALL OF TEXTS.

I skipped basically the entirety of it when i saw how crudely it was written in one big blocky format. Too much strain on my eyes

what did i miss?

>> No.12807693

reabing is hard

>> No.12807701

>>12807674
Go back and read that shit.

>> No.12807704

>>12807693
>author has 5 brick wall of texts in his book
>not even important, just a backstory of a character

>> No.12807711

I think that part of the book is one of the better. Marmeladov was there for atmosphere, to show how utterly sad some people can be. He has a beautiful wife, they have children together, he had a great job, and he wastes it all for drinking. Him explaining this and trying to get empathy from other drunkards while introducing Raskolnikov is testimony of Fyodor Dostoevskys genius

Also why tf are you complaining about 5 pages? Try reading Underground man where half the book is essentially BS

>> No.12807783

>>12807711
idk bro it felt forced. Seeing an entire page (let alone FIVE) willed with one character talking gives me anxienty.

You need tiny paragraphs breaks like at least

>> No.12807797

Dostoevsky doesn't usually have paragraph breaks in dialog if the speaker doesn't change. The Grand Inquisitor is the same. I guess that's how it was usually done back then. It can be hard on the eyes but usually these bits have some of the best things he has done so they're worth it.

>> No.12807805

>>12807704
oh i'm sorry i didn't realize you were a little bitch

>> No.12807811

>>12807704
I don’t want to spoil it too much but he returns later in a dramatic fashion

>> No.12807823

>>12807674
I'm going to write a novel that's one big blocky paragraph just to spite you. A novel like that probably already exists, actually

>> No.12807827

stick with young adult fiction

>> No.12807832

>>12807783
Not gonna spoil it but Dostoyevsky didn’t just throw him in the story for no reason, he’s actually pretty important to the story. I was in the same boat as you but seeing how it all tied together towards the end made it all worth it. What translation are you reading? The prose in the Katz one was really easy to follow, for me anyway.

>> No.12807982

>>12807674
Drunk talks are one of the better attributes of Dostoevsky imo. Just try to visualize a wasted guy, yelling and shrieking without taking a breath, jumping between sorrow and anger while narrating the story of his wretched life.

>> No.12807999

It'll make more sense when he croaks later

>> No.12808063

>>12807674
you missed something important. at least skim that shit and than read the rest of the fucking book

>> No.12808238

>>12807674
Thematically important dialogue. Go and read it like an adult or go back to Harry Potter

>> No.12808279

>>12807832
he mentions a lot of things about his family that will give you a good understanding of the different characters and roles they have. I agree that u should read it

>> No.12808294

Ghastly rigmarole

>> No.12808318

>>12807674
babby's first book

>> No.12808332

>too much strain on my eyes
wtf are you reading for then?

>skipped basically the entirety of it
so you proceed to make a thread to know if it was worth reading. fuck you're lazy and dumb

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>>12807674
I think this might be more your speed

>> No.12808919

FUCKKK OFFFFF

THERE IS ANOTHER SET OF 4 PAGES BLOCK TEXT IN THE LETTER ABOUT DUNYA FROM RAKSOLINOVS MOM

WHAT THE HELL IS THIS BOOK

CRIME AND WALL OF TEXTS

>> No.12808928

>>12807827
Ok I'll try notes from the underground then.

>> No.12810134

>>12807674
marmeladov was my favorite character

>> No.12810329

>>12808919
You better buckle the fuck up and soak it in, because the long conversations are part of what makes c&p great

>> No.12810341

>>12808919

I... I don't even know if you'll get anything out of finishing the book, anon. If you don't have the attention span, try shorter books?

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>>12808919
all books are walls of text wtf are you talking about?

>> No.12810472

>>12807674
dude.

get back in there and read it.

my god.

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12810674

oh lord.

>> No.12810710

>>12807674
>5 pages with FIVE ALL OF TEXTS
dosto haters everyone

>> No.12810772

>>12810134
same
him getting dragged by the hair is the funniest part of the book

>> No.12810832

>>12807674
Holy shit, OP, that is like the best thing about Dostoyevsky. A monologue that often often reveals a truth about human nature and gives incite into the character and is also foreshadowing.

God help you, if you ever get round to the Idiot. Ippolit's letter is around 2 chapters long.

>> No.12810868

>>12808919
>reading a book
>complaining about walls of text
/lit/ and the absolute state thereof.
Go back to reading Fortnight menus.

>> No.12811725

>>12808919

op is literally right what’s up everyones asses trying to out him down. we dont need 10 pages of un broken walls of texts telling us that marmafelov is a drunkard or that roddys sister is doing fine
i remember those two wall of texts myself. nothing difficult about them just annoying like OP said

OP for what its worth, that happens about 2-3 more times

>> No.12811750

>>12807674
>>12808919
You could have read those pages by the time you went and made this thread. Just saying.

>> No.12812251

>>12811725
you guys should not be reading dostoevsky.

I know filler when I see it, and there is ZERO filler in Crime and Punishment.

>> No.12812442

>>12807783
>five page monologues
I like how Lovecraft also did this in a story with no other dialogue.

>> No.12812514

>raslolovikic

>> No.12812530

>too many words that don't directly connect with the main plot
I know, it's annoying, right? That's why I only read the Wikipedia summary of books, read 10 books this way this month.

>> No.12812612

>>12810772
The only time I laughed was when Razumikhin ashed his cig on the floor. Gave me a nice hearty chuckle.

>> No.12812857

>>12808919
Based idiotic capsposter

>> No.12812956

>>12812530
What do I do when the book in question doesn't have a Wikipedia summary or even a Wikipedia page?

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