- 1 Who were Bruno’s best friends?
- 2 Why do Gretel’s friends make fun of Bruno in The Boy in the striped pajamas?
- 3 Who was Bruno friends with?
- 4 Does Gretel have a crush on Lieutenant Kotler?
- 5 Does Pavel die?
- 6 What nationality is Shmuel?
- 7 Who is responsible for Bruno’s death?
- 8 Is Bruno happy to look like Shmuel?
- 9 Why is Bruno lonely?
- 10 How is Bruno and Shmuel’s friendship unique?
- 11 Why is Bruno’s mother unhappy at outwith?
- 12 Why does Shmuel forgive Bruno so easily?
- 13 Why is Lieutenant Kotler rude?
- 14 Is Pavel Shmuel’s grandfather?
Who were Bruno’s best friends?
Daniel, Martin, Karl These guys are Bruno’s best friends in Berlin, the people he’s so dismayed about being taken away from. When Bruno meets Shmuel, though, he forgets about them.
Why do Gretel’s friends make fun of Bruno in The Boy in the striped pajamas?
Why did Gretel’s friends in Berlin make fun of Bruno? Because he is small for his age. Who tells Bruno that their new home is called Out-With? What is not one of the names of Gretel’s friends in Berlin?
Who was Bruno friends with?
In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Bruno’s three friends back in Berlin are Karl, Daniel, and Martin.
Does Gretel have a crush on Lieutenant Kotler?
She has crush on Lieutenant Kotler, who is about seven years older than her and laughs at everything he says even if wasn’t funny.
Does Pavel die?
In short, Pavel dies from Lieutenant Kotler’s beatings after Pavel spills wine on Kotler during a dinner with the commander of the camp and the commander’s family.
What nationality is Shmuel?
Shmuel is a nine-year-old Jewish boy who has been imprisoned in Out-With (Auschwitz) Camp along with his grandfather, father, and brother. Shmuel’s family used to live in another part of Poland, where daily life underwent a series of chilling changes.
Who is responsible for Bruno’s death?
No one individual is completely responsible for Bruno’s death in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. However, his father, as commandant of Auschwitz, should take most of the blame.
Is Bruno happy to look like Shmuel?
Bruno is pleased to see that Shmuel seems happier lately, though he is still very skinny. Bruno remarks that this is the strangest friendship he has ever had, since the boys only talk, and cannot play with each other.
Why is Bruno lonely?
Bruno has a strong commitment to his friends. When he learns his family has to leave Berlin, his first thought is that he will lose his three best friends, whose companionship anchored his life. Once the family moves and Bruno loses contact with his friends, he feels isolated, lonely, and increasingly depressed.
How is Bruno and Shmuel’s friendship unique?
Bruno and Shmuel have a true friendship as shown throughout the story with their forgiveness, support and trust for each other. Bruno and Shmuel found each other while both experiencing difficult times and helped each other get through them.
Why is Bruno’s mother unhappy at outwith?
Bruno’s mother suddenly becomes increasingly unhappy after Lieutenant Kotler gets sent away. She was close to him, and without him she feels lonely and sad. She feels Out-With (Auschwitz) is no place to raise children and is frustrated with her powerlessness over her family’s situation.
Why does Shmuel forgive Bruno so easily?
Why does Shmuel forgive Bruno so easily for betraying him? Shmuel forgives Bruno so easily for the betrayal because he really does value the friendship. Once Bruno says, “I’ve never let a friend down like that before Shmuel, I’m ashamed of myself” (175), Shmuel smiles and forgives him.
Why is Lieutenant Kotler rude?
In a basic sense, Kotler is cruel largely because he wants to be, while Bruno and Pavel remain kind and open-minded despite their circumstances. Another reason for Kotler’s abject cruelty is his interest in impressing Gretel as well as Bruno’s mother.
Is Pavel Shmuel’s grandfather?
A Jewish boy. Shmuel is the boy in the striped pajamas named in the novel’s title. He belongs to a family of Polish Jews who were arrested by German troops and imprisoned at Out-With (Auschwitz) Camp. Over the course of their friendship, Shmuel grows thinner and weaker, and his grandfather and father both disappear.