Rebecca Barclay

Rebecca Barclay is a Director of Religious Education in a Catholic parish in Grand Forks, ND. Although raised in North Dakota, she spent her four college years in Southwest Florida attending Ave Maria University. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Theology but took electives from the fields of politics, Greek, and literature. Her blogsite, www.theliteraryproject.wordpress.com, is her attempt to work through some of literature’s greatest books, but she also comments on art, culture, and life here on the side.

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The Idiot

It is helpful to know Dosteovsky’s aim in The Idiot before digging into the book itself. Dosteovsky writes,

For a long time already there was an idea that had been bothering me, but I was afraid to make a novel out of it because it was a very difficult idea and I was not ready to tackle it…The idea is—to portray a perfectly beautiful man…The idea used to flash...

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