Boy In The Striped Pyjamas Movie And Book Comparison

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In the texts the author and director focuses on the friendships that form and how strong they become are especially in tough situations. In ‘The Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas’, a novel by John Boyne portrays a boy, Bruno, who lives next door to the concentration camp Auschwitz, in which later on befriends a Jew, Shmuel, who lives there. Brian Percival film director of ‘The Book Thief’ follows the story of a communist girl, Liesel, who gets adopted by Hans and Rosa from a German family. Hans and Rosa are secretly hiding a sick Jew in their basement as Liesel reads to him every day in the hopes that he gets better. The two texts are both written in the perspectives of young children during World War II as we explore the types of relationships they
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