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. Though Markus Zusak has written many other good books, The Book Thief is his bestselling book for its outstandingly distinct writing, perspective, and story of love. The story starts off with an abrupt death of a young boy, which sends Liesel away to the Hubermann’s home in a state of grief. Despite her low spirits, she quickly makes friends with Rudy Steiner and learns to love her adoptive parents, Hans and Rosa. Hans develops a close and loving relationship with Liesel, who sees him as her support and guidance throughout her adolescent years.
In literary works, authors often use minor characters to accentuate certain characteristics of a main character, often traits that are going to be important down the road. Justine, the family servant, is accused of murdering Victor’s young brother, William. Even though she pleads guilty to this crime, her and Victor know she’s innocent. However, Victor knows that his creation is responsible for the murder but doesn’t say anything, letting Justine take the fall for it. When people only think of themselves, others often innocently suffer for those actions.
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.
In The Book Thief, Death is like a friend to both the reader and the characters. The narrator (Death) begins the story by telling us (the readers) how much of a human-like entity he is. In his review of the book for New York Times, John Green describes this introduction: “This is no Grim Reaper — we have here a kinder, gentler Death, who feels sympathy for his victims. As Death himself puts it on Page 1: `I can be amiable. Agreeable.
The guilt that Poe expressed through his character the murder in the tell tale heart. he had felt bad for the old man his heart made him feel bad , guilty about killing the old man. Bradbury made us the readers feel bad for the house knowing all it was doing was waiting for its masters who would never return. The murder didn't know who or what it was except in the tell tale heart the murder knew exactly what they were doing the were committing a horrible sin. Poe and Bradbury were to amazing authors who had great talents who are both not dead but we can still read their masterpieces.
She adores her child so much that she can't endure the possibility of him kicking the bucket an unbefitting passing, so she executes him. Plum is the one character who gets any genuine fondness from Eva. She embraces and supports him before she slaughters him. Also, in spite of the fact that it may be hard for us to comprehend her activities, Plum's demise demonstrates to us a piece of Eva that remaining parts escaped every other person. Tar Baby is a white alcoholic who minds his own business.
Through weeks of research have found that love is the theme. Poetic devices, quotes and repetitive lyrics in the song prove that love is the theme. Love relates to teenagers because they love their family and friends. In the visual parts of the song a persons partner dies imitating what happened to the songs conductor. The conductor loved his partner very much which is why clean bandit made this song and why the theme is love.
“The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him”, Daniel 9:9. In the Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne portrays Hester Prynne as a kind, strong, and humble character. Although as Hester sins, this does not define her as a person or take away from her value as a person. Hester is a humble person throughout the entire book because she is always caring nice and honest. As Hester is appointed for adultery and admits to it, she is completely honest and doesn’t lie and straight forward with the townspeople.
Susie is the main character, she is murdered at the age of 13 and the book is her watching her family and friends deal with her death well they try to find the murderer. well susies in heaven she doesn't actually like all that much she wishes she could be back on earth growing up with her family, well in heaven she wonders “Heavens where a girl like me didn't fit in. Where they horrific, these other heavens? worse than feeling so solitary among ones living, growing peers?”(119). She hasn't let go of earth yet which prevents her from being happy, she feels isolated and alone in heaven well she watches everyone she loves gets to grow up she wants to belong back to earth.
As they shoot her family, she almost does not care but is trying to save her own life. She claims that he is a good man, “”Listen,” the grandmother almost screamed I know you’re a good man. You don’t look a bit like you have common blood. I know you must come from a nice family” (O’Connor, 477), but he is the farthest thing from a good man. He kills people and commits serious crimes.