The Book Thief By Mark Zusak: An Analysis

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Words are used for empowerment all over the world. Something as simplistic as being able to read a book can shape someone’s life in a positive way. Liesel does this by stealing books so she can learn to read and interpret them. The books that Liesel reads assist her view of the world in a different way than how it is presented to Liesel in Nazi, Germany. Liesel steals these books to empower herself, and this results in her empowering others like Max and Rudy. Liesel empowers Max by reading stories to him, “Max has woken up, you must come home” (Rosa 270). Rosa also recognizes the power that Liesel has to influence Max. In The Book Thief by Mark Zusak, Liesel aspires to discover the power of words and empowers herself by stealing and reading
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