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For question about the 1991 Norwegian book "Sophie's World" by Jostein Gaarder. Use this tag with the [jostein-gaarder] and [scandinavian-literature] tags.

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How does it improve the book to show the major's power?

In Sophie's World, as the end of the book approaches, crazier and crazier things begin to happen - dramatic storms, fairy tale characters in the forest, geese that carry people around, strange garden ...
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What is Sophie saying about the Tower of Babel here?

When Sophie is taking her religion studies test, she writes this: (page 124 in my edition; chapter "Hellenism") P.S. In the Bible there is something that could have been one of the fine hairs of ...
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When did Sophie and Alberto become real?

At what point did Sophie and Alberto become real? When did they become more than a character in a book? Or were they always 'real', and they only needed the book to be written for things to happen and ...
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Why is it important that 'Nowadays it's the girl who takes the initiative'?

In Sophie's World, we have one scene that can be described as a sex scene. It's in the chapter 'The Garden Party'; page 478 in my edition. Here's the relevant part: The guests applauded, and one of ...