Compare And Contrast All The Light We Cannot See By Anthony Doerr

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War has always divided people and changed the way they must live their life. This was no exception for Marie-Laure LeBlanc and Werner Pfennig. During this time of crisis, they were both forced to make drastic changes in their lives. World War 2, had two sides, the Allies, and the Axis powers. Werner Pfennig was on the side of the axis powers while Marie-Laure was a strong supporter of the allied cause. Even though they were different and they had different beliefs they were still able to help each other. In All The Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr proved that war brings out the true characteristics of people. In All The Light We Cannot See, the two main characters lived and thrived on two separate sides of a war. Marie-Laure and her father were supposed to protect the Sea of Flames, a cursed gem. While on the other side of the war, Werner Pfennig was training to become a german soldier. Werner left his sister in the attempt to become a scientist for Germany. Werner was a loyal Nazi scientist who wanted to prove his worth. Marie-Laure was trying to protect her gem. After Marie-Laure saved Werner’s life, he felt that he must track her down so that he can help her escape. Even though he was a member of the Nazis and she was part of the French resistance he still wanted to find …show more content…

She did not like to be a part of anything that could be perceived as a criminal offense by the Germans. After Madame Manec died, Marie-Laure took the French Resistance group upon her shoulders. She changed, and decided it was best if she went against the Germans. This showed that she had changed her view of the world. At first she was reactive, only reacting to what the Germans were forcing her to do and then coping with it. Later she had become proactive with her efforts. She decided that her fate was in her hands, and she wanted to take

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