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In the first novel of the writer and his understanding of happiness opposites presented in all its complexity. Both mental states are measured quantitatively and qualitatively. Identify signs of possible illness evdemonicheskoy (contagion of misfortune). According to the perception of happiness characters are divided into infantile and maturing. Raskolnikov instinctively distrusts the possibility of achieving happiness and knows a lot about gradations of unhappiness. The final happiness in the union of the hero with Sonia Marmeladova due to their combined experience endured misfortunes.

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Happiness, unhappiness, prosperity, axiology, evdemonicheskaya disease, infantilism