Courage In The Book Thief

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The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak is a very courageous book, it is chock full of courage! It took courage to defy Hitler and other bullies, because usually if you did, you died. Also it took courage for Rudy to jump in the river, for Hans to willingly go to war again, and for Liesel to confront Ilsa about her problems. Courage can be applied today by describing military members, law enforcement, etc. The Book Thief is absolutely full of courage. During World War II it took tons of courage to defy Hitler and other people, because if you did you usually died. For example, in the book it says if Hans did not join the army there would be horrible 'consequences'. By saying 'consequences' the bad guys most likely meant that they would come and…show more content…
If Liesel was not a courageous person she definitely would not have gone back and confronted Ilsa about her problems. It took major courage because if things went badly, she might have lost the ability to go back to get books. She loves her books! There are some very courageous people in the world today! For example, I think military members are very courageous, as well as law enforcement and other authorities. Generally I think courage applies to anyone who lays their life on the line for a cause such as defending the U.S.A. Also I would say that anyone who helps in any major situations is courageous. The Book Thief has many, many examples of courage in it. It took some courage to defy Hitler and his partners because 99% of the time if you did you died. It took some major courage for Rudy to get in the river, for Hans to go to war again, and for Liesel to confront Ilsa as well. Also I think courage can be applied today to anyone who helps in a major problem. The Book Thief is absolutely full of courage. Works
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