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    the book thief about beauty and brutality‚ both of which Liesel has experienced numerous times throughout the course of her long life. The life of the book thief perfectly represents the concept of beauty in the wake of brutality. Liesel went through many heart-breaking events throughout her life. From losing her brother to the death of her beloved foster parents‚ Liesel stood strong through it all. When it looked like things would never get better‚ she stood tall. The book thief saw

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    Haley Dorman English 113 Final Project Mrs. Luby The story of the Book Thief The book that I read was “The Book Thief.” This book was written by Mark Zusak in the year of 2006. Mark lives in Australia where he was raised by a German mother and an Australian Father. He has made a career as being a young adult author. This book has been given many awards and for a very good reason because it is a tale that is very worth remembering. It is about death‚ loss‚ and sadness‚ but that love can

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    One of the main themes of the Book Thief is how the use of words‚ for good or for evil‚ can change everything. His choice to use Death as a narrator was a great idea‚ as Death watches‚ and can describe from many points of view what he sees‚ and his use of words is very powerful. Markus Zusak uses metaphors and some personification to paint a picture of Nazi Germany. With his powerful descriptions‚ the setting is easy to visualize. As an example‚ on p. 27‚ Death describes Himmel street as “buildings

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    In the first chapters of Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief‚ the protagonist Liesel Meminger experiences conflicts which drive her actions‚ actions which represent clutching to the memories of what once was.  Liesel experiences shock and suffering at the traumatic death of her brother‚ Werner.  "... With [w]ith one eye open‚ one still in a dream..." (p. 29) describes Liesel’s reaction‚ a state of shock‚ at the moment she realizes her brother is dead and the image of "... His blue eyes stared at the floor

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    The Book Thief By Markus Zusak Presented to: Ms. Graham Written by: Laura Daunais March 20th 2012 ENG406-04 In the novel The Book Thief written by Markus Zusak‚ words have a huge impact on individuals. Everything that’s going on in the world changes the way that the characters are and how they react to specific events. In this essay the reader will understand about how the characters are most affected by words‚ these three characters are Liesel‚ a young girl who moved to Munich as a foster

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    Book Thief Characters Essay In every story the characters are the ones who captivate a reader. In Zusak’s novel “The book thief” he makes an effort to create characters with enough personality that they didn’t even need to be described. There are many attitudes and reactions that characters have trough out the book‚ and they give away who they really are. The characters seem so real that at a certain point‚ the reader could forget the characters are not real. One example of that “reality confusion”

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    Essay on The Book Thief by Markus Zusak In the novel The Book Thief by Markus Zusak‚ the narrator who is known only as ‘Death’ is a critical thinker which makes Death’s point of view very engaging for an audience. Death tells the story of Liesel‚ a German girl living in Germany during World War Two. Death’s point of view is engaging for an audience because he provides his own insights and observations about humanity. Through his insightful narration‚ Death conveys to us Zusak’s idea of

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    Mickey Sweet Period 1 May 23rd‚ 2013 The Book Thief By Markus Zusak The Book Thief is a novel written by Australian author Markus Zusak. Narrated by Death‚ the book is set in Nazi Germany‚ a place and time when Death explains that he was extremely busy. It follows the life of a young girl‚ her relationship with her foster parents‚ the other residents of their neighborhood on Himmel Street‚ and a Jewish fist-fighter who hides in her home during the escalation of World War II. Death describes

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    The Book Thief The Book Thief shows beauty can exist in the midst of brutality. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak shows through the midst of brutality‚ beauty can still be shown. The main characters Liesel Meminger‚ Rudy Steiner and Hans Huberman‚ prove this statement they are all faced with perilous situations‚ but still manage to show beauty throughout the situations. Liesel Meminger display beauty during the air raids‚ as she manages to read to people in the basement. Rudy Steiner displays

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    Have you ever read a book and couldn’t decide what theme fit it best? I’m reading "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak and I have three possible themes for this book. The possible themes are The power of words‚ racism‚ and the basic right to freedom. The first theme is the power of words. "In years to come he would be a giver of bread‚ not a stealer proof again of the contradictory human being. So much good‚ so much evil. Just add water"(pg.171) This goes with the theme because the words in this

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