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Department
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Course Code
SLA100H1
Professor
Kate Holland
Study Guide
Final

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Women - Fathers and Sons
1. Misogyny mocked – Sit SRS MEN; Baz FREELY HIDESOUS
2. Kukshina – physically; hypocrite/empty; spoiled child – dance
3. Anna – physically attractive; Condescension/order; THE WHOLE
TRUTH
4. Feneckha – three
5. Katya – physically, knows PLACE, and ASSERTS PLACE – FULL
DEGREE OF HAPPIENSS
Women – Cossacks
1. Anthropological view – orientalizing, oriental submission, physical;
SOCIOLOGICAL BASED
2. Idealized image based – wild, intelligent, submissive; nonsense
many others (Utshenka, sister, BEAUTIFUL)
3. Revulsion for society women
4. Nature – Lukasha; Simple Cossack Girl; Want to be a Cossack; in
NATURE; elemental; lofty PART OF GOD’S HAPPY WORLD
a. Physical attributes – deer, boyish, LAUGHING EYES
5. Inaccessible – Weak, corrupted; NOT FOR YOU, bewitching, foolish –
MOMENT no future
6. Place asserts ultimately – Cossaks, indifferent, revulsion
Theory-Practise – Fathers and Sons
1. Reaction against hypocrisy, false values; do exist
a. Ending: PAVEL rigid with stupidity, Nikolia, exhaustion by
repetition
b. Sitnikov throughout; governor GOOD FELLOW
c. Science right: Aristocratism, was right; SCIENCE right; cannot
control serfs local constable principles
2. Bazarov; large skull; knows everything
a. Dismisses emotions;
i. Old story; A period can depend on me AN
ABYSS CAN OPEN; WORLD ALIEn; ROMANTIC
ii. born at the right time, not like you and me
iii. meaningless but spell binding image; like a man
with poison
1. frogs/trees; deformity/disease; strange
fatigue
b. Boundless Egotism repellent self esteem, satanic pride
i. Worry about insigfnicance
ii. LOOK OF HORROR as he dies – unfulfilled; you will
forget me
iii. FIGHTING delirium fails too
c. Affected
i. More words, romanticism; hide his feelings
ii. How does that follow; tyranny
iii. Why do you say doctor don’t believe it
d. Not one with class - Aristocratism in peasantry; Some kind of
buffoon; master
Theory-Practise – Crime and Punishment
1. Egotism – not without certain justification
a. Hypoconrdia, immersed; polarity inhumanly cold,
manganmious and kind (Raz)
i. Hideous, absurd, vile, dream (could not endure)
hook, axe, purse
ii. Cogs of machine; devil drag
b. Nature has to be corrected; there are no barriers
i. Firm objective; whip themselves; aesthetic louse
ii. What have you done to yourself; Killed myself not
the old crone
c. No true depravity entered soul
i. One place where he too is pitied, he will pity
ii. Childlike, like sister asks pray for him; holy fool
iii. Don’t disdain lif
iv. Resurrected by love – before, meaningless,
blunder
2. Schilleresque souls – helplessness, rule
Nature - Father and Sons
Bazarov – understand nature; red hands, walks
a. Worshop – scientific understanding
b. Romanticism rejected – nature/music/poetry
c. Analogies with people
d. Experiment s right though
Nikolai – closer to the truth; like honey; Arkady
a. Possible to not have feeling
b. ENCHANTED WORLD – life without end, not indifferent
c. Pavel does not notice
d. Katya hope
Nature – Cossacks
Olenin – escape deaths, past, class society; not on level of Moscow / Cossacks not
people
Idealization of nature – grandeur
a. Mountains disappointing; 3x mountains everything felt
b. Woman, loft; weak corrupted – IN NATURE, elemental; wild deer
c. PART OF GOD’S HAPPY WORLD
Consciousness of surroundings – hunting; danger; bush/tree
Consciousness of surroundings – of death, part
a. GRASS GROW ON GRAVE – Lukasha doesn’t care about death;
brothers die
b. Individuality of each – obliterating; gnats; moths
c. Each person happiness each; I AM ALIVE
Role by location – Fathers and Sons
1. Moscow
Impersonal; wanted to leave; empty talk; indifferent
Type – jeune home; year of thrift (financial)
Egotism – fine young man, not like aides etc
Images
3. Nature
Freedom
oEVERYTHING IN THE WORLD IN WHICH HE HAD LIVED
AND NOW RETURNING WAS FAKE
Historio-socio
oHistory of places
oHereditary characteristic
oRoles
Segregation
oHarmful Russian influence
Cossack/people human beings?
Education?
Could not understand, no gratitude; bribe; prefer
Beletsky
oRussians i gnore
Could not understand bluntness
Fail dress; Tartar response does not know
Worse than Tartars; comical; playing soldiers
oIrreconcilibalbe
Nature part of
oHunting – deceptive;; CONSCIOUSNESS
oDeath – grass will grow, egotist whatever
Role played by location – Goloylyov Family
1. Dominant theme of ownership; sale; ROLES in country abolition turmoil
2. Isolation
oHostile ladn that had brought him forth, received back
hostile
oMoral sobering when walked along country
road vanished
o Peaceful existence – banish to monastery
oIntent on burying us in a convent
oRelatives – exile, charity kept
oStefan – excluded from life, enforced idleness stop thinking
oGrandma – depressing monotony, no material comfort nor food
for intellect nor work
oPavel – hate company, special fantastic world
oPorphry – lost all connection, Napoleon after died; mental
intoxication
oGirls – natural strivings, escape
4. Moscow corruption
oStefan, breathed freely only thing left
oBureacratic trivialities
oPetenka – money gambling
oAnninka – breathe more deeply (icons); sober moment, contempt,
gambling
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