Night Elie Wiesel Liesel Analysis

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a. "She had watched a bomber pilot die in a metal case. She had seen a Jewish man who had twice given her the most beautiful pages of her life marched to a concentration camp"(521). - Liesel has been through so many struggles. Her brother died in front of her, her mother sent her away, and she witnessed almost everyone she loved depart from the world. She had more than enough reasons to quit, but she decided to stay strong through it all. She is brave enough to live with the memories, and rather than thinking of them as a burden, she wears them as a badge of honour. b. "You give me this Saumensch of a book and think it 'll make everything good when I go tell my mama that we 've just lost our last one?"(262). - Liesel is not scared to…show more content…
Irresistible to the eyes...she latched on to the closest of the books"(119-120). - 10 year old Liesel, being the curious girl she is, couldn 't resist the urge to figure out what was hidden inside the fire of books, even if it means burning herself in the process. b."...she turned and looked up at the bathrobed woman and made an inquiry. "Johann Herman," she said. "Who Is that?" "(145). - Liesel knew it was never polite to ask about a person who was never brought up in the conversation first, but her curiosity got the best of her. She has seen his name in almost all the books she 's opened, and couldn 't help but to wonder who this man was. a."She raced through the files of face after face, trying to match them to the Jew who wrote The Standover Man and The Word Shaker"(509). - Liesel, knowing the outcome of running through a stream of Jews, wanted to find Max and see him for the last time before he would disappear for years. She wanted to see him and thank him for everything he 's done for her; the stories, the fun times they 've had. She willingly put herself in a bad situation because she loves him, and she knows that he loves her too. She knew that if Max saw her, it would make him the happiest
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