The Brothers Karamazov and the Love that Overcomes

What is a father? A biological relation? A familial position? A role? One of the themes in Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel The Brothers Karamazov  is the effect of a reprobate father on his sons. It involves treachery, murder, lust, betrayal, loyalty, compassion, and sorrow to name a few. This theme culminates at the end of the …