When Leisel steals from the Mayor’s house for example she is very brave, by fearlessly sneaking in “Liesel heaved herself onto the ledge and tussled her way inside,” (288). What Leisel did not think is that someone may have been home, and was able to hear her. Later on in the book Liesel receives a note from the Mayor’s wife saying she knows when Liesel comes and steals books, the note say “I could hear you the last time…” (369). Liesel was not careful when she stole and was discovered as a result. The Last time Liesel’s “courage’ gets the best of her is when she and Rudy feed bread to the Jews at the cost of being caught and punished.
The next day, the nurse who had summoned Wiesenthal the day before told him Karl had died. In 1946, having survived the war, Wiesenthal decides to find Karl’s mother in Stuttgart. Widowed, grieving and alone, she tells Wiesenthal her son was a “good boy.” Wiesenthal says nothing of the murderer her son became, knowing she would not have believed him. Then Wiesenthal, at the conclusion of his story, asks the reader to imagine themselves in his place and ask, “What would I have done?” Fifty-three well-known men and women, from all walks of life, respond. To Wiesenthal’s question, the writer, Yossi Klein Halevi, believes Wiesenthal did the right thing by not telling Karl’s mother the truth about her son.
Maus II Chapter 1 Art gets a phone call from his father saying that his wife Mala, has stolen money from him and left him. He promptly goes with his wife to his father’s cabin to stay with him for a few days. On the drive there, Art explains to his wife how growing up with his parents idolizing his dead brother Richeu was hard for him. I can relate because I have always felt a sort of sibling rivalry with my older sister, though she is alive and well. The next day they go for a walk and he tells him about how he was lucky at Auschwitz, a polish guard kept him well fed and clothed so that he may learn English from him.
Scout succumbs to Aunt Alexandra’s urgings to be less of a tomboy and wear a dress. She witnesses the hypocrisy and racism of some of the members of the ladies’ Missionary Circle. Her return to school prompts reflections on Hitler, democracy and dictatorship, and the last part of the novel concerns Bob Ewell’s attempts to wreak havoc: his attempted burglary of Judge Taylor’s house and his attack on Jem and Scout after a Halloween pageant. Jem breaks his arm but is carried home. Bob Ewell dies of a knife wound.
A man who went to see his farther during a big winter storm and left his wife behind at the house and told Steven, the neighbor John liked the most, to help Ann on the farm work; also Steven was told to spend time with Ann by himself. Finally John was found lying on the ground with covered snow and realized he was dead already. Ann was a self, frustrated and with a weak personality. Also a wife of John who always felt loneliness once John had left her at the house during the coldest winter time. A women who had betrayed her husband because of Steven’s visiting, but felt guilty to John and realized that John was not a man she had been thinking of therefore, she regret started to regret herself.
It's a book called The Word Shaker. | | | Part 9 | When Rudy and Liesel steal another book they run into Ilsa and discover that the library is hers. Whenever Hans wins a game in cards Reinhold accuses him of cheating. Hans generously gives each colleagues a cigarette back. | | | On the truck with Han's unit Reinhold makes Hans switch seats with him.
Anne thinks that her sister, Margot, is smart, pretty, but she does not write much about her. Anne also develops a close friendship with Peter van Daan, the teenage boy in the annex. Anne’s diary ends without comment on August 1, 1944. However, the Frank family is betrayed to the Nazis and arrested on August 4, 1944. Conflict The German Nazis has something against Jewish people and is out to kill and enslave them.
Mama notes how nice and wavy the ground looks, intentionally to impress Dee. Reflecting her own thoughts as Maggie’s, she tells how Maggie will be nervous until her sister leaves. Mama says, “she will stand hopelessly in the corners and shamed…She thinks her sister has always held life in the palm of one hand, that no is a word the world would never say to her.” (Walker). Leaving the reader to not know how Maggie really feels about Dee at all. Mama daydreams of meeting on a T.V.
His dad ignored when he didn’t go home or when he was sent to the Children’s Center; he said it was good riddance. Although Sonny’ mom was very upset, she never failed to make the trip to pick Sonny up from the Children’s Center. She loved him and never had a thought of giving up on him. She tried to hide his clothing to keep him at home, or she threatened to send him away until he is twenty-one, but when these didn’t work, she would ask her favorite question, “Boy, why you so bad?”(P.21) Sonny’s life as a young boy was engaged in crime. He was effectively influenced by his “gang” and the game of hookey.
We see this when she writes in her novel, the book thief, "I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right." This shows the reader that Liesel has realized the manipulative power of words and because of that hopes that through reading and writing compassionately she has ‘made them right’. We are shown the ability of words to comfort when Liesel reads to everyone while they wait for the air raids to finish. Death Narrates, “For at least 20 minutes she handed out the story. The youngest kids were soothed by her voice and everyone else saw visions of the whistler running from the crime scene.”- page 389 This shows that words can transport people into another world, giving them some temporary relief from their struggles and fears.