Myshkin, Prince

Myshkin, Prince

suffered fits from early youth, affecting his physical and mental health. [Russ. Lit.: Dostoevsky The Idiot]

Myshkin, Prince

four years in sanitarium; thought mad, treated for epilepsy. [Russ. Lit.: The Idiot]
See: Madness

Myshkin, Prince

loved for his innocence and frankness, lack of sophistication, and kind heart. [Russ. Lit.: Dostoevsky The Idiot]

Myshkin, Prince

his desire for martyrdom makes him willing to marry a neurotic woman of easy virtue. [Russ. Lit.: Dostoevsky The Idiot]