- 1 What was the camp called in the boy in the striped pajamas?
- 2 How many floors did Bruno’s old house have?
- 3 Where is Bruno’s new house?
- 4 How was his new house different from his old house?
- 5 What happened to Bruno’s father at the end?
- 6 Did Bruno and Shmuel die?
- 7 Why is Shmuel afraid to eat the chicken?
- 8 Is Pavel Shmuel’s grandfather?
- 9 Is Bruno happy to look like Shmuel?
- 10 Why won’t Bruno have other boys at the new house?
- 11 Who came with Bruno’s family to the new house?
- 12 What does Bruno’s father never give?
- 13 Why did Bruno’s father dismiss the other men?
- 14 Why does Maria Respect father so much?
- 15 What was Bruno’s reaction when he saw the new house?
What was the camp called in the boy in the striped pajamas?
For readers of the book it is clear that the camp is probably the Auschwitz concentration camp complex as Bruno calls it ‘Out-With’.
How many floors did Bruno’s old house have?
In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Bruno’s old house in Berlin was a spacious structure with more than three floors, including an attic with a “little room” and a window. His parents’s bedroom and large bathroom is one floor below the attic. Below that are the children’s bedrooms and shared bathroom.
Where is Bruno’s new house?
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. How does Gretel feel about the new house in the boy in the striped pajamas?
How was his new house different from his old house?
The new house was the exact opposite of the old one. The new house was in a barren area with no other houses. There were no other children to play with and there were 3 floors instead of 5.
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.
Did Bruno and Shmuel die?
In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Bruno and Shmuel die together in the gas chambers of Auschwitz. Tragically, Bruno’s fateful decision to help eventually leads to his death in the gas chamber.
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.
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.
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 won’t Bruno have other boys at the new house?
Terms in this set (10) Detail: Why won’t Bruno have other boys to play with at the new house? There are not any others houses around.
Who came with Bruno’s family to the new house?
Mother explained that they would have to close up their house in Berlin for the time being and that Maria, the family cook, and the butler, Lars, would come with them. The family would be leaving very soon, and Bruno grew upset when he learned he wouldn’t have a chance to say goodbye to his three closest friends.
What does Bruno’s father never give?
Being that he is a military commander, Bruno’s father is also not given to expressions of affection. Bruno tells us that he receives handshakes from his father, rather than the customary hugs he is used to receiving from his mother and grandmother.
Why did Bruno’s father dismiss the other men?
Why did Bruno’s father dismiss the other men? His father said that he needed to help his family settle in to their new home. Also, Bruno’s father was a highly ranked, highly respected man who did “very important work for the Fury”.
Why does Maria Respect father so much?
She respects Bruno’s father because he was kind to her and her family, and she warns Bruno not to say anything negative about her father. She is clearly trying to protect him. When Bruno says she is part of the family, Maria responds that his father does not feel the same way.
What was Bruno’s reaction when he saw the new house?
Overall, Bruno hates his new home and desires to move back to Berlin immediately. He finds his new home to be boring, cold, and uncomfortable. As the story progresses, Bruno becomes close friends with a Jewish prisoner named Shmuel and seems to adjust to life at Out-With.