Sophie's World - Chapter 23, Bjerkely Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 23, Bjerkely Summary

The point of view of the story is now told in the third person from the standpoint of Hilde. Hilde is the daughter of Major Knag, and she is going to be 15 years old tomorrow. Her dad is expected to come home in a week, on June 21st, Mid-Summer Eve. This is an extra special day in Norway, which is in the far north and has days that are 24-hours long in the middle of the summer, or as they are called, white nights. Hilde looks out over her garden and the bay with her little rowboat. Bjerkely is the name of the Major's house where she lives.

Hilde looks at herself in a brass mirror, probably the same type as the brass mirror that Sophie took from the Major's cabin. Hilde's father, Albert Knag is a part-time author, as well...

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