26th June 2018

2.1 book thief essay plan

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/ the power of literature

Symbolism, metaphors, personification, narration, imagery

Idea 1:
Death is inevitable and not something to be afraid of

  • personification of death and examples through history..grim reaper, greek mythology
  • death tries to give meaning to his work

Idea 2:
History can never be destroyed.



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