Sophie's World is a novel by Jostein Gaarder that was first published 1991. Explore a plot summary, an in-depth analysis of Sophie, and important quotes.


See a complete list of the characters in Sophie's World and in-depth analyses of Sophie, Alberto, Hilde, and Albert Knag.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Sophie's World, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Further Study

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