Demian | Study Guide

Hermann Hesse

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Demian | Character Map

Bully and blackmailer Stops blackmail Tavern-going friends Mentor Mother Mother figure and dream mistress Mentor Inspiration Seeks guidance Emil Sinclair Young man; seeks self-realization Alfons Beck Tavern-going older student Knauer Suicidal student; looks for spiritual guidance Beatrice Idealized girl; blends the real and imaginary Pistorius Church organist; worshipper of Abraxas Mother Eve Wise, loving woman; guides those bearing the mark of Cain Max Demian Mysterious individual; bears the mark of Cain Frank Kromer Cruel, powerful boy
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