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    The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Is Bruno from The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas brave or is he a coward? Bruno faces many dangerous situations where he is unaware of, but does that make Bruno brave, or just a clueless coward? Bruno shows extreme amounts of bravery throughout the novel him and his sister Gretel are never allowed to talk back to his father or even go into his office. Bruno moves house to Auschwitz for his father’s new job and when he does this he’s leaving everything he has ever known behind all of his friends and family Bruno knew berlin like the back of his hand he lived in a very rich lifestyle with is mum dad and his sister. When Bruno’s father said that their moving Bruno stood up and told his dad ‘NO I don’t want to move”.…

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    John Boyne’s novel, The Boy in Striped Pyjamas, gives the reader an insight into the deceiving and inhumane nature of the holocaust. He perfectly portrays the innocence of childhood and the harsh diversity between race, family and culture through elements of literature: setting, fable, theme and symbolism. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is illustrated through the eyes of the child, as children are naive and unaware of the horrors around them. Instead of examining the big picture of the Holocaust…

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    The boy in the striped pyjamas – Book vs. Movie A few weeks ago I read the novel “The boy in the striped pyjamas” by John Boyne. After reading it I watched the movie adaption of the book, by the same name. Movies and books are different ways of telling a story, so even though they have the same plot, there are a lot of differences that I will know address. The story is about the eight-year old boy Bruno, whose father is a Nazi commandant during The Second World War. Bruno has to move with his…

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    Ireland in 1971 and is the author of six novels. One of them is The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, which won two Irish Book Awards. His novels are published in over 30 languages. He lives in Dublin. Summary Bruno is a nine-year-old boy who likes to explore. He grows up in Berlin during the Second World War. He lives in a big house with his parents and his sister Gretel, who is twelve years old. One day, when Bruno came home from school, all his clothes were already packed in boxes. His father got…

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    ”It is easier to be brave if you don’t know how dangerous a situation is. Discuss if Bruno is a brave boy or a coward and whether he would be seen any differently if he was knowledgeable of the situations he found himself in and whether he would face them any differently.” The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a film that revolves around a young, oblivious boy who is continuously mislead and misinformed by the many people that surround him. It is easier to be brave if you don’t know how dangerous a…

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    Author uses many symbols in his book ‘’Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’’ in order to bring to the light the happenings in Auschwitz. The story explores boundaries, both literal and figurative. Shmuel, young Jewish boy and Bruno, the son of Nazi commandant are separated by the fence and by the strict rules of Nazi, which forbids Germans to be friends with Jews. On one side of the fence people live in comfort, they have food, wine but on the other side people are staving and the worst human cruelty…

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    The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a heartbreaking novel written by John Boyne. Set during WWII, it is a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the nine-year son of the Commandant at the German concentration camp in Auschwitz. His friendship with a Jewish boy, Shmuel on the other side of the fence has shocking and unforeseen consequences. Boyne uses symbolism to explore the ideas in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. The fence, Bruno and Gretel’s innocence…

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    Violence. It changes people. Extensive exposure to violence results in extensive changes to one’s character. Throughout past times violence has shaped the world we live in, forming the society we partake in today. I have studied ‘Gallipoli’ (mini-series) written by Christopher Lee, ‘Lord of the flies’ written by William Golding, ‘The purge’ written by James DeMonaco and ‘The boy in the striped pyjamas’ directed by Mark Herman. I felt that these texts showed sufficient evidence and connections…

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    Sam Huesgen Mr. Porter English IV 21 September 2015 Archetypes in The Boy in Striped Pyjamas The novel, The Boy In Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne, not only involves the audience but also communicates ideas about issues that confront and challenge the reader. This is accomplished through themes such as misuse of power, discrimination, and man's inhumanity towards man, along with practical narrative techniques, character and setting. The Holocaust is a point in history that everyone at the…

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    issue to start debate. Racism, genocide, gender inequality and religious prejudices all exist within many popular and critically acclaimed texts. The Boy in Striped Pyjamas, Montana 1948, First Native and Pink Pig, and Fruitvale Station, all revolve around this theme and together have connections between one another as conflicts between societies arouse. The official English dictionary defines genocide as the ‘deliberate killing of a very large number of people from a particular ethnic group or…

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