The Boy In The Striped Pajamas Research Paper

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Semester 1 Essay Test The Boy in the Striped Pajamas John Boyne What caused John Boyne to write this particular book? Tip: If you don’t remember the class discussion, you can look online. (30 pts.) John Boyne wrote The Boy in the Striped pajamas to tell a story about two very similar children during the Holocaust. He didn’t want to make it sound as if the book was based fully on reality so he chose to call the story a fable. Boyne wanted people to see the fence as a mirror as the two boys sat on either side of it and know what the opposite boy could have ended up like. He hoped that younger children could hear the story about Bruno and Shmuel and would grow up with the intention of pulling down the metaphorical fences that still exist and create borders between people. Describe the relationship between Bruno and Gretel? What kind of characters is each of them? (40 pts.) Bruno and Gretel are brother and sister but don’t always get…show more content…
She is also not happy about staying at Out-With because she has knowledge of why they moved and what is going on. She doesn’t agree that it is a great place to raise children. She doesn’t want her kids to grow up thinking all of what was going on was okay and justified. His mother shows this in many scenes. One scene in particular is when she argues with Bruno’s father about staying there. They argue about how it is or isn’t a proper place for the kids and she doesn’t want to think of all the bad things her husband has done to innocent people that never did anything to them or anyone else. Another scene that shows his mother doesn’t want to live there is when she leaves and goes on a girls day with her friends. This shows that she can barely stand to be in the house and near the concentration camp on the other side of the
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