Liesel, the main protagonist of The Book Thief, following him as her journey progresses, allowing him to do his wife’s bidding: her kiss. The deathly duo kisses Liesel through her little brother, and through the destruction of Himmel Street, Liesel’s home, in the end of the story; however, this only proves how prevalent Death and War are in The Book Thief. After the extensive period of time when Death and War claim Himmel Street for their own, Liesel finally meets this narrator and discovers she had not been dragging them along all this time, she wouldn’t have had a successful life. As Liesel described her life with the married couple on Himmel Street, she states that “Not that it was a living hell. It wasn’t.
Paradox, parallelism, personification, repetition, rhetorical question, pathos. You may ask yourself: what importance do these words have? These words are rhetorical devices used to develop a claim. A person who used these important devices was Elie Wiesel. In his 1986 Nobel Peace Acceptance Speech, Elie Wiesel develops the claim that remaining silent on human sufferings makes us just as guilty as those who inflicted the suffering and remain guilty for not keeping the memory of those humans alive.
She had a difficult life growing up and it caused her to be sacred of lot’s of things, like losing family and friends and losing her books. Liesel is also very curious about everything and is always exploring a new place with her best friend, Rudy Steiner. Throughout the book Liesel grows very close to those around her and start caring deeply as well as making new friends,
The Book Thief A book report about The Book Thief, an amazing story by Markus Zusak. It was published by Transworld Publishers in 2005 and has won multiple awards and was also featured on New York Times best seller list.. The book contains a total of 554 pages and it’s a fictional and historical novel about the Holocaust and WW2 and we get to follow the story of Liesel Meminger. The book is about a young girl named Liesel Meminger and the entire story is narrated by Death himself. Liesel suddenly couldn’t live with her mother anymore and she gets placed in a foster home in the fictional town of Molching, Germany.
Quiñano, Julianne Grace D. November 13, 2015 BSP 201A Literature 1 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing (Proverbs 12:18). This passage from the Holy Bible is never wrong because ever since God created the universe and until know, all human beings have already experienced being hurt with the words that were thrown to us. Words are powerful that it can cause big changes in anyone’s life. As I read the bestselling novel of Markus Zusak entitled The Book Thief, aside from realizing how powerful words are, I realized also that being an author of a book is strenuous. It requires creativity, lots of courage, perseverance and of course experiences.
The theme of this book is learning to love and care for the people around. How I came to this conclusion is by how Liesel acts towards Max, her foster parents, Rudy, and her neighbors. Liesel cares for people even if they weren't like her and she doesn't understand why there is hatred in this world. She wanted the world to be a happy place for everyone including Jews to be friends with one another. On page 426 in ‘The Book Thief’, when Rudy’s father went to war Liesel could relate to Rudy because “her mother.
They breathed. German and Jewish lungs.” Her leniency toward Liesel lets her build relationships that are critical to her life and the novel. Liesel was less tied to work as it began to die and through this she was able to explore and venture out into the world. She creates bonds that could never be broken. Rosa Hubermann evolves throughout “The Book Thief” and Liesel Meminger recognizes this.
However, as expected Rudy and Liesel did not pay and he threw it in the water. Luckily, Rudy showed once again how much he would be willing to help out Liesel by jumping in the freezing water quickly and grabbing her book before it was completely swept away. This example shows how much they are willing to help each other in their relationship. My relationship with Stefan is similar to this because we are always willing to help each other. One example was when I rode my bike off a ledge into Lake Michigan while it was raining.
This story is about how Hitler used the power of words to grow a forest of propaganda, then a girl comes who also knows the power of words. She plants a tree that is bigger than all of Hitler’s trees. People try to cut her tree down, but none succeed. When her friend arrives she climbs down the tree, which makes it fall over carving a path through the forest. This book represents how Liesel is making a difference using just words, and how she is carving a path for more people to understand the power of words.