Hans and Liesel’s relationship is a great example of trust. This is because even though Hans and Liesel are not blood related, they have this extremely strong father-daughter bond which is based on them having immense trust in each other. On page 497 it shows how much Hans means to Liesel. As Hans was in Stuttgart, Liesel missed him so much. So when she was told he was coming home, she was ecstatic.
“. . . I see myself turning around, and waving goodbye.” This quote is describing Max 's nightmares where he envisioned leaving his family. Nightmares were an effect caused by the character 's lives before coming to the Hubermanns which both characters had and it made them bond as they tried to help each other
It was the tall man who did it. Quietly” (28). Liesel had no intention of going inside her new foster home on Himmel Street, until Hans spoke with her. Liesel immediately gravitated to the calm air surrounding Hans. Even though she had lost her brother and her mother, Liesel felt comfortable around Hans after a few short minutes.
Words brought Max and Liesel together, Hans and Liesel together, and Rosa and Liesel together. When Liesel and Hans met, Hans soothed and calmed Liesel with his words and read to her, he would come in the middle of the night and stay by her side all night. Death asserts, “Not leaving: an act of trust and love, often deciphered by children.” (Zusak,37). When Liesel met Max, they bonded through similar backgrounds. They both came from families that were taken away by the Nazi army, and they used stories and words to bond and help each other through rough times.
Lewis’ quote on literature. It is written and narrated by Frank McCourt. He tells the history of his mother, Angela, whom goes through many unfortunate events, including the few deaths of her precious children, and falling into depression. Frank also finds the love and comfort for books later on when in the hospital for being ill will typhoid fever. “Shakespeare is like mashed potatoes, you can never get enough of him.” (176) This is one quote that is a good example of how literature adds to reality.
Nine years old, alone, suffering from the death of her brother, Liesel has been separated from her mother and left at 33 Kimmel Street in Molching to live with Hans and Rosa Hubermann. In this book narrated by Death himself Liesel is made fun of at school because she is unable to read. Early on Liesel realizes that she is powerless without words and this is one of the things that drives her throughout the book to never be powerless… wordless. Liesel has nightmares when she is first living at Himmel Street and she has to be sat with by Hans through the night. Liesel is happy and content living on Himmel Street and she becomes good friends with a guy named Rudy Steiner that is always trying to kiss her.
When she meets Josef Weber, an elderly man, in her grief support group they start to befriend one another. As they start to get along, Josef tells Sage about his darkest secrets during his years of being an SS guard. He also asks her for a peculiar favor. To help him die. This well written novel uses literary devices effectively, allowing it to be enthralling and to communicate
For example, when Liesel reads to Max with a book she stole, and when she was writing in her notebook in the basement. Starting from one of the main reasons how Markus shows his readers the theme is through Max Vandenburg. Max is a Jew, and he asked his friend, Hans Hubermann (Liesel’s foster dad, also Hans had saved Max’s father in World War One) for a little help. Hans helps Max by letting him hide in his basement. Max has hope, but very little.
True friendship can be difficult to develop in conventional situations, imagine the challenges for a friendship during the atrocious reign of Hitler. When Max starts living with the Hans in chapter 30 of the "Book Thief" Liesel is freighted of him and tries to keep her distance, but yet curious about the stranger living in the basement. As time progress, a friendship between them grow, mainly because of their similarities. In the beginning of the book, Liesel is asleep on a train traveling to her new foster parents house. When she reach her destination she feels abandoned by her mother, even though she was always indisposed and can't take her.
Before he got married to Sandra, he had a very close relationship with Lieni during his university days in London. He treated Lieni nicely and makes Lieni fell in love with him, yet lastly he also turned Lieni down disappointed. He also had a complicated relationship with his father since he was a kid. His father rarely being at home as he’s been assigned for the war. Thus make his father act strictly towards him.