What was your emotional reaction as you read? Why?
Slightly dissapointed by the outcome, Kinda sad, not the ending I expected
Who would you recommend this reading to and why?
Yes, you will learn about relationships, and their capabilities especially during waretime stress and recession
Consider the setting.
Consider the story/plot.
Love, War, and Law
Consider character development.
Michael Berg falls in love with an older woman, just to be mysterious left with no explanation.
Consider themes and motifs.
Consider literary elements used, such as metaphors
What was the message/purpose of the writing?
Dont trust older woman :P
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Reflect on the author.
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What did you think of this review?
The Reader, which won the Boston Book Review's Fisk Fiction Prize, wrestles with many more demons in its few, remarkably lucid pages. What does it mean to love those people--parents, grandparents, even lovers--who committed the worst atrocities the world has ever known? And is any atonement possible through literature? Schlink's prose is clean and pared down, stripped of unnecessary imagery, dialogue, and excess in any form. What remains is an austerely beautiful narrative of the attempt to breach the gap between Germany's pre- and postwar ...