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Unformatted text preview: The next day, Emil's dream becomes reality. He finally meets Demian's mother, Frau Eva, in the hallway of their home beneath his sparrow hawk painting. Momentarily speechless, Sinclair takes Frau Eva's hands, kisses them, and finally feels fulfillment. When Sinclair announces that his whole life has been a journey toward this goal and he has now reached home, Frau Eva smiles at him like a "mother." The first description of Frau Eva stresses the same characteristics possessed by Demian, only magnified infinitely. During his first conversation with Frau Eva, she stresses to Sinclair that dreams must be followed until realized, but that each dream is replaced by another. Emil's reaction to the meeting with Frau Eva is manifold. He is totally in awe of her and worships her, and yet, as suggested in his dream, he also loves her in a physical sense and desires her. Through and yet, as suggested in his dream, he also loves her in a physical sense and desires her....
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- Spring '08