It may not be intended to, but while being separated from everyone else, the others will most likely begin to look at the group differently. Bruno speaks German but, Shmuel speaks German and Polish. This upsets Bruno and he, in turn discriminate Gretel for her unreasonable behavior. I thought it was the gas chamber but they were burned alive. The big question I have is what did I do to make my best friend in the entire world start to fade away for me. His father is a watch-maker, his mother a teacher, and he has an older brother named Josef.
The relationship between Liesel and her father, is a special one. Not only did the story get my attention but most importantly the characters of these two books. Her husband is proud of his success, she knows that everything he is doing is not right. We as children also insist with our parents as we know that we may get our way if we are insistent. As a reader, you begin to see there relationship really come to life when her father, Hans realises that Liesel does not know how to read. History of the People, Place and the Literature Every summer for thousands of years… Words 1532 - Pages 7 Identify and define a contemporary law reform issue: Alcohol and violence has been a large issue in Australia, the government has only just decided to put a stop to the violence due to alcohol in Australia. Bruno sleeps by himself in a room but, Shmuel sleeps with eleven people in one cabin.
Bruno is all ways skinny but, Shmuel gets skinny and skinnier everyday. This is achieved by Boyne, primarily through the exaggeration of innocence throughout the novel, the content presented to the audience, and the use of a child narrator. Well, one of them said that he looked as if he were six years old because he was shorter than other nine year olds. The relationships within these two stories both bare witness to death. It shows that friendship can brake racial barriers, change peoples perspectives and get people to stick people together in all situations. In The Book Thief the innocence of Liesel and Rudy was lost because of the events in the book that they lived through.
During the novel Night, Elie changed his faith from being a strong Jewish believer in his savior to not being religious and rebelling against his beliefs altogether. The main difference that is noticeable between the two relationships is that Liesel and Rudy seem more mature than Bruno and Shmuel, but this is expected as there is an age difference between the two relationships. He realizes this is happening yet he chooses to ignore it and continues on fighting in the war, no matter what it takes. His mother dismissing Bruno made it feel that no matter how much Bruno would insist with her, the situation in which they were living was not going to change. The loss of innocence that these children encountered was due to the situation they were in during the war. This was the main similarity make clear by their differences in culture and race. He gets promoted to commandant of Auschwitz.
If she says anything to him it would hurt him and he may have lashed out at her. The violence, the misery around him, and probably being separated by everybody he knows and loves, Bruno was the only person that made him. The boy in the striped pyjamas, written by John Boyne, has a compelling plot that brings to the foreground, in your face, through the innocent eyes of a nine year old boy, the compelling and horrors of war. Bruno father is a German solider but, Shmuel father is a Jew. It would be difficult to comprehend and know the character of Bruno without the interactions of other characters within the novel, through the descriptive and figurative language used, and through the dialogue Bruno has with other characters in the novel. Shmuel and Bruno play games together. During the Holocaust between 1933 through 1945 carbon monoxide was originally used in gas chamber until pellets were developed.
They made clever use of different techniques to dim and censor the reality of the events and interpret it in a more tolerable way. Their lack of knowledge may be a large part of their difficulties growing up, which could be a few rough years for many. This is evident in the conversation where Bruno is insistent to his mother that they should move back home. Unlike the months of planning Boyne devoted to his other books, he said that he wrote the entire first draft of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas in two and a half days, barely sleeping until he got to the end. And his unexpected friend Shmuel, a Jewish boy who lives in a concentration camp on the opposite side of the forest that Bruno and his family live at.
This all helps the reader feel a connection to Bruno, and also feel sympathy for him as he cannot understand the horrors occurring all around, and eventually to, him. Both boys are young and because of this they both show their innocence through what they talk about when they meet up, not knowing about what is happening around them. The innocence of Bruno is questioned more than that of Shmuel because it seems that until he meets Shmuel he is naive in thinking that everything around him is perfect and that nothing evil is happening just outside the confines of his own home. He has easily accepted his new found friend. The theme of friendship within these texts is one of the most important. She watches the Jewish men from the camp, where her husband works, working around the house.
Importantly is the relationship that Bruno builds with the character Shmuel. The friendship between Shmuel and Bruno in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is one that allows the audience to question whether or not there were situations like theirs during World War Two. In the story we see that Bruno can not comprehend what is happening when he and Shmuel are taken into the gas chamber and they think that it is a building to keep them dry and warm. The only thing between them is a fence that separates, but eventually interweaves their lives. He found that friendship is a virtue that is needed and desired by humans in order to reach a peaceful state of mind Aristotle, 1999. Ralf fixes his marriage problems by agreeing to send his wife and the children away.
This shows that Bruno had given up on trying to understand Gretel, and assumed that she is a hopeless elder sister, while Gretel had given up on Bruno's innocence and lack of knowledge, assuming he is unquestionably stupid. In The Book Thief, Liesel and Rudy both face death; Liesel more so than Rudy as she has to deal with the loss of not only her entire family but also the loss of her best friend. Although it concerns aspects of human brutality, in the end it shows us that courage, loyalty and love are far more important themes in this story. Bruno was a very isolated in Out-With since he had to leave all his friend back in Berlin, Bruno had no friends to play with and Shmuel having to live life at a concentration camp where he fights everyday to stay alive. Bruno never march before but, Shmuel had march every time. Their opinions are brought forward whilst there is a march in their hometown and the two characters feed the marchers.