In The Book Thief’s case, it is the society during the German World War II. Hans Hubermann for example, had to pretend he hated the Jews when in fact, he does not. “The Jew was whipped six times… blood dripped now from his ear… then it was Papa’s turn..” (Zusak 394) Max was afraid of men standing over him all throughout his life and now, he had to leave his family behind. When he arrived at 33 Himmel Street, he was advised to stay in the basement despite the place freezing. As far as Max was concerned, Death even said, “The basement was the only place for him as far as he was concerned.” (Zusak 207) Lastly, in spite of Rudy’s young age, he was also affected by the society.
"The Destructors" tells the story of a gang of teens in England, after the war, who want to destruct an old man 's house. Throughout the story there were many conflicts between the two main characters Blackie and T. Through the influence of the main character ‘T’, the gang destroys an old man’s house, for no other reason than to destroy something beautiful. This can be viewed as disturbing, as it is not something most kids would spend their free time doing; which starts to give the idea that the story may be a depiction of something greater. Greene uses symbolism to show that the gangs meeting place as a bombed out parking lot is relevant because the place where they meet up is a site of destruction. Graham Greene’s short story, “The Destructors” utilizes symbols and conflict to display the theme of loss of innocence and power.
Night written by Elie Wiesel, who survived the Holocaust. Wiesel had narrated Night to share an important part of history, He wanted to leave behind legacy of words, memories with hope to prevent history repeating itself. Eliezer Wiesel shares his personal experience from the beginning. In 1941, Eliezer was twelve year old Jewish boy living in the Transylvanian town of Sighet. Eliezer had a peaceful life with his family members, in 1944 Eliezer and his family were taken from their home to the Auschwitz concentration camp which results in the lost of his mother and sisters and altering his view of his religion.
Policemen come to Etienne’s house to report what had happened to Marie-Laure’s father. Etienne becomes even more paranoiac and bans the resistant meetings in his house. Madame Manec gets pneumonia; she recovers then relapses and passes away. Marie-Laure receives a letter from her father that if she wants to understand his disappearance she must look “inside Etienne’s house, inside the house” (289,chapter
Max went to the Hubermann’s house because Hans, Liesel 's foster father, offered to hide him from the Nazis. When Liesel first saw Max, Hans told her to go back to bed, so she did. As she was lying in bed, she was listening to her family talk to the strange man in her kitchen and was wondering who he was. When Rosa, Liesel’s foster mother, went down and saw Max she burst
In this book report I will talk about the story “The diary of Anne Frank” the story is about a Jew girl called Anne who lived with her family in Germany in the second world war when a new German president called Adolf Hitler came with the idea that all Jew people were dangerous ; so her dad Otto Frank who worked in a bank came with the idea of moving to Amsterdam, Holland to be safer from the German army called the Nazis. Anne was a little girl who lived with her family: Otto Frank her dad, Margot her sister and Edith her mom. For her birthday in June 12 her father gave her a diary were she wrote everything that happened. Days later bad news came, a new German president called Adolf Hitler came with the idea that all Jew people is dangerous so the Franks had to leave Germany before they were arrested. His father said they had to move to Amsterdam in Holland to be safer from the Nazis and far from them.
Earlier times leading up to the arrest of Anne Frank and her Annex family were full of interesting events and emotion. The Franks moved into hiding because Margot had received a call-up for a “work camp” in Germany (Colbert 37). They were deeply suspicious, so instead they hid from the Nazis. The Annex was located in Amsterdam at their father’s workplace (bio.com). They were joined by Otto Frank’s coworker and his family, the Van Daans.
Meanwhile, a German Jew named Max is heading to the Hubermann’s house, holding a fake ID card and a map hidden in the MKPF, Hitler’s autobiography. Hans was a friend of Max’s father and after he died, Hans promised Max’s mother to take care of her son. After his arrival they hide him in the basement, and soon, Liesel and Max become close friends. Max even writes her a book called “The Word Shaker” on the pages of MKPF he painted white. It was about the evil seeds planted by Hitler and the power of
It turns out that the arrow cross guard that Jakob told was Ivan’s father. And he told him to go tell the other guards were to go find Jakob family. Since this was during the war Jew were sent to concentration camps and that’s where Jakob was headed. During his trip to the concentration camp Jakob hated Ivan for going to find his family because they would be killed in a matter of time. Jakob had plotted to get revenge on Ivan as soon as he got back from the
His father finds him reading the letters and tries to explain to Christopher that he lied to him about his mother’s death, to try to protect him from getting hurt. He also tells him that he killed Wellington after a heated argument with Mrs Shears, the neighbouring woman across the street who his father has had a relationship with. Christopher is now afraid that his father is going to kill him since he killed Wellington, so he decides to run away to stay with his