Topic: The comparison of Raskolnikov from Crime and Punishment by Dostoyevsky with the boys from Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea by Michima in the way they think and act upon things.
Society's influence creates this new world for Raskolnikov and the boys. This "superman" theory which was created by Raskolnikov states that extraordinary men are above all manhood. By the characters from both Crime and Punishment and Sailor Who Fell From Grace With Sea sitting around and thinking most of their time creates these heretics. Men like these play an important role in the growth and improvement of any society. These men or children create their own rules. They judge the person by their own beliefs and not society's beliefs. There is a range of likeliness between these characters. Murdering someone is not a crime to them, but when somebody finds out what they have done, then it is considered a crime.
Their logical free-thinkers mind plays a huge part of the plot especially if they are influenced by a critic called Nietzsche. Raskolnikov and the thirteen-year-olds felt their own beliefs were significant, and through their actions they were able to express them. They were free-thinkers, and although they were seen as heretics, men like these play an important role in the growth and improvement of any society.
In society, it's important for individuals to maintain a set of principles in order to maintain order. In Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment and Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea, both protagonists ignored the values of their society. Raskolnikov approaches his problems as though it was everyone's problems. By killing the pawnbroker as his first victim, he believes that everyone will be appreciated by what happened, even though it only satisfied some others and himself. Saving others...