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Old 05-22-2019, 11:48 AM
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Fyodor Dostoevsky used his experiences as an epileptic to create the character of Prince Myshkin, the protagonist of The Idiot. Neurologists have compared symptoms of patients who experienced ecstatic epilepsy to Dostoevsky's descriptions in the book and have also attempted clinical diagnoses of Prince Myshkin and of Dostoevsky .

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