Boy In The Striped Pyjamas Adversity Analysis

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Adversity is where you have to go through hard and challenging obstacles. Adversity is represented in boy in the striped pyjamas (by john boyne) and two brothers (by Shawn Higgins). Through themes such as violence as an obstacle and the importance of mateship.
Boy and the striped pyjamas is about a Nazi kid named Bruno meeting a Jewish kid named shmuel from the other side of the fence. BSPJ is important to the concept of adversity because it's about a kid who overcomes obstacles to survive as long as he can. Two brothers is about a brother that died and he had to return his corpse to his mother. Two brothers is important to adversity because the brother has to go through obstacles to bring his corpse to his mother.
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In boy in the striped pyjamas. Violence as an obstacle is represented in the incident where pavel gets beaten up for accidentally spilling wine over lieutenant kroker. This is highlighted through the literary technique of emotive language. An example of this is in this quote. “Lieutenant Kotler grew very angry with Pavel and no one-not Bruno, not Gretel, not Mother and
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This is depicted through the technique of emotive language. An example of this is in this quote
“You're my best friend, Shmuel. My best friend for life.” The effect of this quote on the reader is of love and happiness because Bruno is showing a genuine interest in shmuel. Another technique that is used in this topic is touch. An example of this is in this quote “It was the first time they had ever touched”. The effect of this on the reader is of happiness. Yet another technique that is used in this topic is emotive language. An example of this is in this quote “ I won't have anyone to talk to any more when you're gone”. The effect of this on the reader is of sympathy and sadness towards
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