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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Essay

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C-The main character is a young German girl named Liesel that lives with her foster parents in Nazi Germany.”Wirelike shins.Coat hanger arms. She did not produce it easily,but when it came, a starving smile. Her hair was close enough brand of German blond, but she had dangerous eyes, dark brown” Told her physical appearance. One of her thoughts that describes her interests is “There were all different styles of books with different sized lettering on the spines of the black, the red, the grey, the every colored books. It was one of the most beautiful things Liesel had ever seen” The fact that she was originally very paranoid is supported by “Every night Liesel would nightmare,
Her brother’s face,
Staring at the floor,.
Her first true
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Sitting in the corner, Watching from the dark”(23)-Connotation: -Denotation:The word had the ability to sit and watch. -Connotation:The word was always being said

“Liesel's blood had dried inside of her. It crumbled. She almost broke into pieces on the steps” (21)-Connotation:She was devastated -Denotation:Her blood dried up “She was a girl with a mountain to climb.” (30)-Connotation:She had a formidable challenge to face -Denotation:She had to climb a mountain

“The sky was dripping”(355)-Connotation:It was raining -Denotation=Part of the sky was actually dripping.

P-The Point of view in The Book Thief is first person. This is true because the character Death says “It kills me how people die”. He later also says “Next is a signature black which shows the poles of my versatility” which proves it is told from first person. These statements prove that is is first person because the words I and My. It sometimes contains We and Our too.

O-The author orders events in chronological order except for some small foreshadowing like when Death says “The book thief had struck for the first time, the beginning of an illustrious career” But
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