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The Reader - Part 1, Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 15 Summary

Michael begins to feel that he is internally betraying Hanna, because he will not disclose, even to his closest friends, that he spends time with her. In fact, he never discloses his relationship with Hanna to anyone. Sophie and his friends know that he routinely spends a large amount of time away from them. One day, while Sophie and Michael are sharing a private moment, she asks him what is wrong in his life. She wonders where he goes, and why he spends so much time away. She suggests that it perhaps has something to do with his past illness. Sophie therefore, unknowingly and unintentionally, diagnoses Michael's relationship with Hanna as a form of illness. Michael says it does not have anything to do with illness, but chooses not to confide in Sophie.

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Sophie assumes that Michael continues taking some type of...

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