I need to relate Fyodor Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment" to socialism, but haven't the slightest idea where I'd start. Obviously Nihilism and Nietzsche's theory play a role... but how does socialism play a role?

Anyone have any ideas?

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. First of all you must read the book. There are site online with summaries, etc. if that would help you. Perhaps a good definition of "socialism" would help and there are many sites online for that as well. Learn to use any search engine, Google (for example) and enter what you'd like to find. Please let us know how else we might be of help.

Ive read Crime and Punishment... and I know the definition fo socialism.... but I really don't uderstand how it ties in with the novel...


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