The Book Thief Pros And Cons

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Katherine Hepburn once said, “If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.” Some may say that life is a great adventure where as others say you should always play by the rules. There are pros and cons to both lifestyles; both can lead to great adventure or upsetting consequences. The Book Thief is an adventurous tale that teaches us rule breaking is sometimes necessary to improve our lives, and it relates to today’s teenagers.
In The Book Thief, the author uses conflict to teach us that stealing is wrong, and it will always have consequences. An individual may not get caught the first time, but actions will catch up to her. For example, in the book, Liesel stole money from her foster mother, so she could mail a letter to her real mother.
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I recommend this book to my peers because it’s very adventurous, Liesel Meminger seemed to live life to the fullest and I think everybody needs to live life to the fullest because you never know when your last day will be. In the book, Liesel and her foster family hide a Jew named Max in their basement. This was during World War II so doing this was very rebellious and dangerous, but it was very risky yet exciting at the same time. Liesel and Rudy also stole food from a nearby farm, they ended up getting caught and chased after by the farmer. Rudy’s pants got stuck on the fence and him and Liesel barely escaped. Almost everything they did whether it was good or bad it always seemed fun and full of adventure. Everybody needs to feel that way in their life, maybe everything won’t turn out perfect, but it you had fun then it shouldn’t matter. Without a doubt, this book would be enjoyed by everyone, I have not met one person that said they didn’t like it!
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun, but breaking the rules can lead to many consequences. Everyone can benefit from the lesson learned in The Book Thief . Through this story, one may realize that obeying all the rules can be boring at times and make your life seem kind of dull , but not obeying the rules can sometimes lead to difficulty and consequences. Adventure is one way to get the most out of life, but to do that sometimes you just have to break the
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