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Sophie's World - Chapter 12, Hellenism Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12, Hellenism Summary

Sophie finds a postcard near her mailbox from the Major to Hilde. Evidently, the Major is Hilde's father and also may be the same Major as referenced by the so-called Major's cabin. The postmark of the postcard is two months in advance. Next, Sophie has to go to school and take a religious knowledge test. She uses her philosophical knowledge to answer the questions. Sophie refers to philosophical questions for which the answer is uncertain, such as whether there is a God and whether there is life on other planets. Sophie addresses the question as to whether universal values are involved in a person's conscience. Her teacher finds her answers incredible and asks Sophie if she has done her homework. Her answers are good, but they are not based on the assigned text. Nevertheless, the teacher gives Sophie an "A." Sophie goes home from school...

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