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by Janne Teller

Nothing: Symbols True or False

1. What is the symbol of Sofie's rape that goes into the heap of meaning? -> A dirty T-shirt
2. What objects does Anna-Li turn over, symbolically sacrificing her individuality to the group? -> Her birth certificate
3. When Ursula-Marie gives up her blue braids, Agnes compares her to which Biblical character, whose hair was a symbol of his strength? -> Samson
4. Holy Karl's demand for Cinderella's head could be seen as a symbol for what type of violence? -> Gang violence
5. For what branch of philosophy is Nothing an allegory? -> Empiricism