Demian is the story of Emil Sinclair, son of a bourgeois family whose life is a struggle to determine the difference between illusion and truth. The story is one of self-discovery and growth to awareness. It follows Emil as, guided by his classmate Max Demian, he learns to distinguish the falsehoods of the world from his own essential spiritual nature. Emil's journey takes him to true self-awareness and then to enlightenment.

Summary of Demian by Hermann Hesse

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