The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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LESSON 3 - Answers
Ch. 6 - The Overpaid Maid
1 – He means that Maria has been brought there to out-with against her will just like him and so all of them should do something to change Father’s mind. (p. 58) 2 – He thinks that his father should get punished when he makes mistakes just like when he does. (p. 59) 3 - Bruno’s father took Maria to his house and gave her a job when Bruno was only 3 years old. He gave her everything what she needed: food, home and a job. First her mother worked for Bruno’s father family when his father was a little boy like him. She arranged all the clothes – washed them, ironed them and repaired them. Her mother stayed friendly with Bruno’s father family and received a small pension. After some hard times, Bruno’s father offered a job to her dotter, Maria. (p.60 – 61) 4- That Maria was a person with feelings just like them. (p.64) Ch. 7 - How Mother Took Credit for Something That She Hadn’t Done 5 – When he talks about Herr Roller, a man of about the same age as Father, who lived round the corner from him back at the house in Berlin. He was often seen walking up and down the street at all hours of the day or night, having terrible arguments with himself and went up to a cat on the street and invited her over for a afternoon tea. (p. 67 – 68) 6 – He was quite a small man and very skinny with long fingers and angular features. He was older than Father but younger than grandfather. Professionally, he was a doctor when he was young, a good one by the way, and now he works for Bruno’s father as a waiter and he also was in charge of peel the vegetables for dinner. (p. 82 – 83) 7 – The author doesn’t say if she was afraid of Father or something else, but according to Bruno, it seemed terribly selfish of her to take credit for something that she hadn’t done. (p. 85) Ch. 8 - Why Grandmother Stormed Out

8- Bruno’s Father. They call him commandant now because he got a promotion, new position in his job with more responsibility, since he has...
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