Author: Jordyn Hough

Dostoevsky’s The Meek One: A Rebellious Reading

The Meek One (Кроткая) was published in The Diary of a Writer (Дневник писателя) in 1876 and is one of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s lesser known works. Despite this, The Meek One is a purely Dostoevskian story, displaying themes common throughout his larger works. I will examine cruelty, freedom, utopianism and suicide in The Meek One to show its relationship to some of Dostoevsky’s larger […]