Sophie's World | Study Guide

Jostein Gaarder

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Author

Jostein Gaarder

Year Published

1991

Type

Novel

Genre

Philosophy

Perspective and Narrator

Sophie's World is told from the third-person limited perspective with a focus on Sophie until Chapter 23, when the third-person limited perspective shifts to Hilde.

Tense

Sophie's World is written in the past tense.

About the Title

Sophie comes to discover that she is a fictional character within a novel, Sophie's World, which Hilde's father, Albert Knag, has written for Hilde. Thus, Albert Knag is the creator of Sophie's "world."

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