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The Reader - Study Guide Part 1, Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Hanna works an early shift, so Michael leaves school early to meet Hanna at noon. They spend about an hour together each day for about a week. Their routine quickly becomes a joint shower followed by lovemaking. Hanna is scrupulously clean and insists on the bathing, which Michael, at first, finds frustrating. Later, he begins to enjoy the intimacy of the shower. After a week, Michael finally asks her name and learns she is Hanna Schmitz. Hanna then asks Michael his name, and he tells her. He wonders why she has not seen his name printed across the front of his schoolbooks. She asks him if he is in college, and he tells her he is still in High School. She guesses his age at seventeen, and he agrees he is seventeen, enjoying the extra two years of age she has assumed. He tells her...

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