The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov


Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Dardanelov Character Analysis

Kolya Krasotkin’s world history teacher who stands up for Kolya when he gets in trouble with the other instructors, even after the boy shows him up during class by demanding that the instructor tell everyone who founded Troy. This is a prank against Dardanelov who, along with everyone else, doesn’t know the answer because Kolya is one of two known people in possession of the historian Smaragdov’s Universal History (Fyodor Pavlovich also has a copy in his library), which reveals the names of Troy’s original founders.
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Dardanelov Character Timeline in The Brothers Karamazov

The timeline below shows where the character Dardanelov appears in The Brothers Karamazov. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 4: Book 10, Chapter 1: Kolya Krasotkin
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...“woke up as unfeeling as ever.” As the woman’s anxiety increases, the romantic hopes of Dardanelov, Kolya’s world history teacher, also increase. He has developed romantic interest in Anna Fyodorovna. While... (full context)
Part 4: Book 10, Chapter 5: At Ilyusha’s Bedside
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...him kill the goose, as an experiment. They then talk about how he “showed up” Dardanelov over the matter of who founded Troy. Kolya insists that he only knew the answer,... (full context)