The Boy 's The Striped Pajamas Book Report

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Brenda Cabrera Mrs. Ferreri English I MYP 4 December 2014 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Report The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne is a historical fiction novel that contains 216 pages. In my opinion the title means someone who never leaves their pajamas. I think this title was chosen because the story is basically how Bruno made a friend who he thought was wearing striped pajamas but in reality it was his concentration camp uniform. The setting takes place in the early 1940’s during the Holocaust time in Germany near Auschwitz, a famous concentration camp. In order for a novel to be great there has to be a well explained plot. A plot consists of the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. The exposition is described by the characters, background information, and conflicts. The main character is Bruno, a nine year old boy who loves to explore all around town with his three best friends. Gretel or often reffered to as the “Hopeless Case” is Bruno’s older sister who loves to play with her dolls and often teses Bruno with her friends. Mother is a stay at home wife who loves her children. Father is a soldier who persecutes Jews. Maria is the maid who helps around with the job chores, Bruno has known her his entire life. Bruno is frustrated when he finds out he is leaving Berlin to move to “Out-With” so his father can be closer to his job. Bruno does not like his new house but that does not keep him from exploring it. There are two

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