Bruno’s father is a hard worker but it takes him an hour to have time to relax. His mother is always busy and has to be there every time he takes the bus. When Bruno’s father is away and his mother is home, Bruno and his grandmother argue all the time.
Why is Gretel surprised looking out the window?
The young witch takes two steps forward and says, “The sun is out.” In the fairy tale she is just as shocked as her sister, but when she sees the sun they are so happy. So there you have it. She feels relieved and happy and she looks out the window.
What did Shmuel’s father do for a living?
He worked as a rabbi in Jerusalem. The main character’s father is a Rabbi of a very famous rabbi and is a descendant of the Rambam.
What events in the novel foreshadow Bruno’s death?
During the book itself, some events foreshadow his death: the storm that threatens him as he leaves the abbey; the strange events that happen on that day; the fight between Michelangelo and the monks; the strange dream in which he enters the city where he meets the angels.
How old is Bruno’s mother in the boy in the striped pajamas?
Why is Bruno’s father concerned about Lieutenant Kotler’s family history?
Bruno’s father is concerned about Lieutenant Kotlar’s daughter because he’s worried she might give in to Kotler’s plans to keep her father’s secret and tell the secret to everyone, and as she’s his daughter she’d be his last hope.
One may also ask, what was wrong with Gretel and Bruno’s hair?
That seems a bit unfair. And even if there were an error, there’s no problem. But there’s a bigger issue at hand and it’s the one I mentioned previously: Bruno’s hair should be black and that could explain why so many of the other characters didn’t recognize him.
What examples of dramatic irony can you find in Bruno’s encounter with Pavel?
Bruno and Pavel in the third act. The scene between Bruno and Pavel shows the extent of Bruno’s frustration and anger with the situation. The only problem is, the scene shows that Bruno doesn’t have much to do with the plot.
What is the irony in the boy in the striped pajamas?
It is an example of irony in which a character acts and feels in a situation that is contrary to their belief or intention. For example, in The boy in the striped pajamas the lead boy is confused and upset after finding his mother asleep on the bed when he arrived home from school.
They had lice. Why are Father and Where does Gretel think they are?
She realizes that the man who wants to marry her is really her father. Father and Gretel go to him and leave Hansel, because Father thinks that Gretel is safer with him than with her stepmother. In the castle, Gretl meets the prince in the forest and they fall in love.
Why does Gretel hesitate before looking out of Bruno’s window?
She just wanted to check if the Witch was still in the forest to see if she was getting more bread. When the witch was there in the forest, she was not safe from the wolf. But when she goes to sleep and wakes up, she sees the witch has disappeared. She goes back to the house and asks for more bread.
Why was Shmuel in Bruno’s house?
But in 1618, Shmuel was sent to Bruno by the Ottoman government to learn how to translate from Greek to Latin; At the time, the Ottomans were trying to establish dominance and spread Islam throughout the world and wanted Bruno to teach them.
What did Bruno’s dad do for Maria?
Bruno’s father was a merchant in Rome. He did all the hard work for his wife and children. But one day he fell sick and died. Maria was devastated and began to live alone.
Why is Shmuel afraid to eat the chicken?
Shmuel doesn’t eat the chicken because of a dietary concern. But the rest of his family eats the chicken because its mother was a very good cook, he says.
What happened to Bruno’s father at the end?
Like a good father, he never told his son that his parents are divorced, because he doesn’t want his son to worry about his family.
Likewise, what decision does Bruno’s father make?
The father has a decision to make but is not one, which is why he is called a man. His decision is made and is no more or less real than the decision of the father of the other two brothers. On the other hand, Bruno’s father is made out of wood, not flesh: The wood is a stand-in for his flesh, so he is a stand-in for the character in a way that his companions are not.
How does Bruno’s family react to his disappearance?
As the days go by, Bruno’s parents think that he “got tired of playing all day and will probably not come back home the night either”. Bruno’s mother “wonder[s]” and “couldn’t stop it: her son was a little boy and she was a mother”. Bruno’s father wonders why Bruno never told him or the family about leaving that night.
What were some of Bruno’s reasons for not liking Lieutenant Kotler?
This is the reason that the lieutenant did not like Bruno and Bruno did not like him. Bruno had many bad traits; he was often arrogant and cruel toward others. But Bruno could also be helpful and kind, which was why Kotler tolerated him because he needed someone to run the office.
How does Maria respond to Bruno’s question?
Maria’s answer: “Do not think. It is a very nice question. It is not one of our problems. I have no answers to give, you’ve got to figure everything out for yourself.
What happened to Pavel in the boy in the striped pajamas?
What happens to Vladimir in the boy in the striped pajamas (V.M. Zaitsev). Zaitsev is a very shy, withdrawn, nervous boy whose head hurts, with red lips and pale skin from a cold. The doctor diagnoses a spinal injury and recommends treatment that includes medication, physical therapy and injections.