Analyse how language features revealed the writer’s purpose in the written text(s). teach the reader an idea reveal something about a character reveal an important symbol reveal information about a setting foreshadow events to later occur What is the writer’s purpose?: death is not something to be afraid of/ is inevitable you can’t delete history/ […]

1.) I would imagine a person who steals books being mysterious, books are not your typical thing to steal because they are not worth much money so someone who steals them is most likely stealing them for the knowledge, this would make me think bad about them because they are taking someones elses property.   […]

Who is rudy steiner? Ideal hilter looks/ the ideal aryan poor wants a kiss from liesel looks up to jesse owens fair hates hitler loves to win and achieve highley works hard/ is driven large family – six siblings doesn’t understand hitler and the nazis view dies aged 14 during an air raid likes sports […]

The significance of the gravedigger’s handbook- The gravedigger’s handbook is the first book that liesel stole in “The Book Thief”, this happened early in the book when her brother died on the train to her new foster family, they held a funeral in a town and buried her brother when one of the grave diggers […]

Liesel Liesel is being moved because her situation with her mother, she was moved to another town with a new foster family because her mother did not simply have the money to look after liesel and her brother, her mother may also put liesel and her brother in danger because of her communist beliefs so […]

The 3 colours white, black and red are predominant theme throughout the book The Book Thief, there are 3 main stages for each of the colours, white is represented more in the beginning of the book showing liesel’s innocence, black represents secrets and hiding in the middle of the book and finally red represents power […]

Personally, I like a chocolate-colored sky. Dark, dark chocolate. People say it suits me. I do, however, try to enjoy every color I see—the whole spectrum. A billion or so flavors, none of them quite the same, and a sky to slowly suck on. It takes the edge off the stress. It helps me relax. […]

Exposure, merciless iced east winds that knife us, silence, mad gusts, rain soaks, clouds sag stormy, shivering, less deadly than the air that shudders black with snow, sidelong flowing flakes that flock, pale flakes with fingering stealth reach before our faces, snow-dazed, Tonight, this frost will fasten on this mud and us, Shrivelling many hands, and […]

What has been included? candles – “What candles may be held to speed them all?”. The word candles had been used because it represents hope and prayers. Candles are used as a way to appreciate the dead but also represent hope in the dark. It conveys that candles are being lit in the soldier’s names […]

Images “knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through the sludge,” presents an image of tormented men, marching through thick mud, legs barely able to hold themselves up and lungs on the brink giving up. “Knock-kneed” presents an image of unstable tired legs typically said about an injured or disabled people, meaning the author wanted us […]