What are some key symbols found in Schlink's The Reader?

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What are some key symbols found in Schlink's The Reader?

The Reader

The Reader is a novel written by Bernhard Schlink in 1995. The novel tells the tale of an illiterate woman who once worked as a guard at a concentration camp during the Holocaust and the younger man she has a relationship with.

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One of the biggest symbols in The Reader is literacy, or rather the lack of it. It is because of illiteracy that Hanna has the opportunity to harm...

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