Notes from Underground: In Contemporary American English by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Notes from Underground: In Contemporary American English

Fyodor Dostoyevsky with Marymarc Translations (Translator)

fiction classics philosophy reflective slow-paced

154 pages | first published 1864

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The novelette contains two quite different parts. In the first part the underground man introduces himself, complaining and railing against progress and anything that is scientific. The second part is a flashback to when he was twenty-four years o...
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Moods

reflective 82%
dark 77%
challenging 52%
sad 28%
tense 27%
emotional 25%
funny 15%
mysterious 9%
informative 3%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 55%
medium 37%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 4% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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3.96