The family represents beauty in the wake of brutality. In the Book Thief, Liesel’s life represents beauty in the wake of brutality in her relationship with Ilsa Hermann, in her relationship with Rudy, and in the Hubermann’s house. Ilsa Hermann is the mayor’s wife and her connection to Liesel is through books. Throughout some of the book, Liesel went to the mayor’s library and read with Ilsa Hermann. The beauty is the books and reading, and the brutality is that Ilsa fired Rosa Hubermann and Liesel ripped up the books in the library.
Kristina and Pobel had lived in the sewers for as long as they can remember but Pobel was killed and Kristina escpaed the sewers and made it out of decease camp. In these two pieces of writing there are many similarities. Both of these poems are written about Jews who just wanted to be free. In the poem there were many people in death camp and all the people were . But then there was that just one single butterfly that was free and could go
She eventually got caught and got sent to the Auschwitz death camp where her, her jewish family members and hiders, sadly got killed. Eventually her father went back to the attic which they lived in, and found little Anne Franks diary. He than got her diary published as a book and it is now one of the most famous Holocoust storys in history. And to this day the attic which Anne and her family hid in, is now a museum which many people go to wonder how they lived and how terrible it
When she arrived to Himmel Street she could barley read a sentence and now, years later she decided to write her own story. During the bombing of Munich Liesel concluded her novel “I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I made them right” (528). Just like that those couple of words saved her life and all of the struggles became worth it. Overall The Book Thief has a brilliant way of integrating the power of words. The message portrayed allows the audience to see how the positives can outweigh the negatives no matter the situation.
By colin anders and ethan Koss "During that time, germans just liked burning things" -Death. This quote is from the book, The Book Thief, by Marcus Zusak. It is a good book that stars; book stealing children, fire addicted nazis, jewish fist fighters, and death itself. And to top it off, it is based in the holocaust. In the book thief, Liesel meminger is riding on a train to her adoption parents with her mother and brother, when her brother dies of unknown causes.
The Book Thief revolves around Hans and Rosa Hubermann, Rudy Steiner, Max Vandenburg, and the infamous ten-year-old book thief, Liesel Meminger. The setting is Himmel Street, Germany during World War II and the narrator is Death, who busily runs to and fro taking souls and stumbles upon the Book Thief’s very own handwritten book. Though Death might not be the narrator someone would think fit to be point of view for the book, he manages to catch and describe the beauty and destruction of war whilst telling the stories of the people living on Himmel Street. Along with Markus Zusak’s captivating writing, he will tell an unforgettable story set during the Holocaust from the views of a Jew on the run and four Germans while a war wages on. Whereas other authors would prefer writing from the victim’s perspective during the war, Markus Zusak gives insight on the Germans that had no choice but to grudgingly obey throughout Hitler’s rule.
After books she reads, writes and steals, she learns more about herself, she evolves from a “powerless” character to a powerful character who can change the lives of many. Rudy: Rudy is the boy who seems to have a “crush” on Liesel. He is shown as a
The fear of being haunted constantly lurks in the shadows of every individual’s life. Although the terrifying anxieties that result from being haunted can be obscured behind fabricated smiles and optimistic speculations, they are often exposed in human’s everyday nervous tendencies. In Markus Zusak’s novel, The Book Thief, this concept of looming uncertainty plays a central role in the lives of all the characters as they navigate their way through Holocaust-era Germany. The narrator of the novel, Death himself, reveals the story of Liesel, a young girl living in a foster home on Himmel Street. As Liesel matures, she learns to read with her foster father, plays soccer with her friend Rudy, and finds friendship in a hidden Jewish man.
After a short period of time, Liesel chooses to write her own book. Ilsa gives her a clear little black book, and Liesel starts writing the story of her life, called The Book Thief. She writes in the basement during the night, and she's doing this when Himmel Street is being bombed. Everyone she loves dies while they rest. In shock over their deaths, Liesel drops her book, yet its picked up by Death.