- 1 Where did Bruno’s family moved to?
- 2 Who passed away in Berlin while the family is at out-with?
- 3 Why did Bruno’s mom leave Berlin?
- 4 What happens in chapter 16 of the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas?
- 5 What nationality is Shmuel?
- 6 Why did Bruno’s family have to move?
- 7 Who is the most responsible for Bruno’s death?
- 8 Does Kotler kill Pavel?
- 9 Why is Bruno’s mother unhappy at outwith?
- 10 Who Hated Shmuel?
- 11 What happened to Bruno’s Father at the end?
- 12 Why is Herr Liszt happy with Gretel?
- 13 What did Lt Kotler do to the barking dog?
- 14 How does Bruno’s grandmother died?
- 15 Why is Shmuel afraid to eat the chicken?
Where did Bruno’s family moved to?
Putting all the clues together, we can surmise that Bruno’s family has moved from Berlin, Germany, to southern Poland, where the Auschwitz concentration camp was located. They live in isolation near the camp, not near a specific city.
Who passed away in Berlin while the family is at out-with?
About one year after the family moved to Out-With, news came of Grandmother’s death. Bruno went to Berlin for the funeral but felt glad when he returned to Out-With. He’d grown used to his new life there, and he felt pleased that Lieutenant Kotler had been transferred away from Out-With.
Why did Bruno’s mom leave Berlin?
Why is Maria so upset when Bruno keeps complaining that his father made a terrible mistake in coming to Out- With? Maria is upset when Bruno complains about his father’s mistake in coming to Out-With because she knows he has been kind to her and her family and she feels she owes him gratitude.
What happens in chapter 16 of the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas?
The Fury delivers a wreath in condolence, but Mother says Grandmother would have rolled over in her grave if she had known. This is the first time that Bruno has returned to Berlin since leaving for Auschwitz. He never got to say goodbye to his Grandmother, and she never reconciled with Father before she died.
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.
Why did Bruno’s family have to move?
In the book, Bruno’s family has to move because his father has been ordered to relocate on the orders of the Fury (the Fuhrer, Adolph Hitler). Essentially, Bruno’s father has been promoted to a Commandant position at Auschwitz, and this is why the family has to leave their house in Berlin.
Who is the most 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.
Does Kotler kill Pavel?
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.
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.
Who Hated Shmuel?
He explained that the soldiers hated the people on his side of the fence. He hated the soldiers as well. Bruno feared that Shmuel might also hate Father. Bruno changed the subject to tell Shmuel that he’d be leaving in two days and that the following day would be their last chance to meet.
What happened to Bruno’s Father at the end?
Bruno’s father is grief stricken at the end of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas when he reconstructs what must have happened to Bruno. He becomes depressed, and when he is disgraced and loses his position, he doesn’t care.
Why is Herr Liszt happy with Gretel?
Why is Herr Liszt happy with Gretel? They will be moving back to Berlin. What does Father tell Bruno and Gretel when he has them come into his office? The family will move.
What did Lt Kotler do to the barking dog?
What did Lt. Kotler do to the barking dog? He shot the dog. He put it in the basement.
How does Bruno’s grandmother died?
Each Christmas, she devises a play for herself and the children, to be performed at their holiday party. Grandmother opposes the Nazi party, and gets into a huge fight with Father when he accepts the new post at Auschwitz. They do not make up, and she dies while the family is away at Auschwitz.
Why is Shmuel afraid to eat the chicken?
Why was Shmuel afraid to eat the chicken that Bruno was offering to him? Shmuel was allergic to chicken. Shmuel was a vegetarian. Shmuel didn’t want Lieutenant Kotler to catch him and hurt him.