"Those people... well, they're not people at all, Bruno” said Father (Boyne, 53). This quote demonstrates that Father does not believe any Jewish people to be equal to him and his family. In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Bruno was a nine year old German boy who moved to Auschwitz from Berlin. He moved there because his father was promoted to Commandant in the Nazi Party. While he was there, he made a new friend during an exploration. This friendship was important as they hung out every day getting to know one another. In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, it was a good thing that Bruno was naive about the Holocaust because he might have never started a friendship with Shmuel and he didn’t have to be aware of the struggles of the Jewish
Conflict is something that may arise at any place and time. Many people face it every day. Understanding how to deal with it can be crucial to survival in dire situations. This can be shown in the stories of Dear Miss Breed as well as The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: A Fable. People can respond best to conflict by thinking optimistically, and rationally about the future.
Optimism has been seen to be a leading factor in conflict resolution. But what is it, and what are the effects of it? There are many…
102/104 to partake in the Arts and Science Festival’s movie and speaker series “Death, Persecution and Hope.” We will watch the
“The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”.
Readings: Chapters 4, 10, and 12 in “A Boy in the Striped Pajamas”
Response Paper #7
• Question: What was beyond the fence in
Bruno’s backyard? What do we learn
about the people in the striped pajamas
when Bruno and Shmuel find each
• Please ask questions about the movie!
20,000,000 to 30,000,000
In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, it was bad that Bruno was naive about the Holocaust throughout the novel. In the Boy in the striped pajamas it was bad that Bruno was naive in the Holocaust. It was hard for jews in the Holocaust. Why it was a hard time for them for the jews is because jews were executed and butley murder by the nazis soldiers. Why this was happening is because the nazi soldiers and people that were not jews had hated them because of the leard of them. The leader of the Holocaust…
reading The Silver Sword he started to wonder what kids his age must’ve gone through during the war. As he grew older his love of the book grew as well as his love for history. So consequently this book heavily influenced his writing of The Boy In The Striped Pajamas. He tried to write this book with as much integrity and compassion as he could while still maintaining the darker theme of the book.
Bruno and Gretel seem to have your typical younger brother and older sister relationship. They bicker throughout…
Terrified, death is waiting outside your door, one wrong move can make or break you, and you only have your dad by your side. The book “Night” by Elie Wiesel, describes a tragic story about a boy and his father living in the concentration camps. Elie and his father go through many tough times each on the verge of death, as they take on these hard and killing tasks, Elie and his father go through some changes in their lives. These examples are explained by irony, foreshadowing, and tone.
Phrases | 10 |
Reflection | 11 |
Film review | 12 |
Interview | 14 |
Song interpretation | 16 |
Peer assessment | 18 |
Vocabulary | 20 |
Self evaluation | 22 |
This portfolio documents my dealing with the book “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas”, written by John Boyne, and the corresponding film, which was released in 2008. The reason I chose this particular material is the following:
I saw the film before reading the book, which, as I see it, is not the right way to do…