Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)

Russian literature of 19th century

The Image of an Illegitimate Child in the Novels A Raw Youth by F. M. Dostoyevsky and Virgin Soil by I. S. Turgenev

The article studies the images of the leading characters in the novels A Raw Youth by Dostoyevsky and Virgin Soil by Turgenev. The main idea of the article is to highlight the image of an illegitimate character as a separate archetype in literature.