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When we first meet Pierre Anthon, he's standing up on the first day of class and getting all profound on his classmates. Given that he's the resident Philosopher Boy, and this is Denmark, we wouldn...
Poor Man's UrsulaEven though Agnes is our narrator, we don't get a very clear picture of her as an individual. We don't even really know what she looks like. The closest we get to a physical descri...
Sofie is perhaps the most tragic character in the book. Yep, we said it. There's just no other way to slice it: this girl agrees to give up her virginity to a boy she doesn't love, simply because t...
Nothing doesn't quite have the stock and standard cast of characters that a typical novel would. Aside from Pierre, Agnes, and Sofie, most of the other students (and adults) blend into a mob. Other...
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