Several years pass before Sinclair again has close contact with Demian

Several years pass before Sinclair again has close contact with Demian

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Unformatted text preview: Several years pass before Sinclair again has close contact with Demian. Emil, now about fourteen years old, finds himself in the same confirmation class as Demian. Once again the lesson being taught is about Cain and Abel. Influenced by a fleeting glance from Demian, Sinclair this time is critical of the traditional interpretation given by the pastor. Soon Demian manages to move closer to Sinclair until he is sitting beside him. He accomplishes this feat even though the students have been alphabetically arranged by the pastor. The new bond established between the two boys enables Sinclair to understand fully just how remarkably different Demian is. He appears to control others with his thoughts. Even the pastor is subject to Demian's will, which he mysteriously manifests through his eyes. Demian also explains to Emil that his thought-reading and predictions of the through his eyes....
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ENG 1310 taught by Professor Pilkington during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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