- 1 Where does Bruno’s family move to?
- 2 Where is Bruno’s new house in the boy in the striped pajamas?
- 3 Why is Bruno moving in the boy in the striped pajamas?
- 4 What city did Bruno used to live in the boy in the striped pajamas?
- 5 What nationality is Shmuel?
- 6 Is Pavel Shmuel’s grandfather?
- 7 Why won’t Bruno have other boys at the new house?
- 8 What does Bruno’s father never give?
- 9 Who came with Bruno’s family to the new house?
- 10 Who Hated Shmuel?
- 11 What happened to Shmuel’s Father?
- 12 What bad news does Bruno give to Shmuel when they meet at the fence?
- 13 Did Bruno and Shmuel die?
- 14 Why was Bruno talking to himself in his room?
- 15 Who is Bruno’s father’s boss?
Where does Bruno’s family move 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.
Where is Bruno’s new house in the boy in the striped pajamas?
When Bruno first sees his new home at “Out-With,” he is astonished and depressed by the fact that it is the complete opposite of his comfortable, warm home in Berlin. The new house at Out-With is in a desolate, empty place with no neighboring homes or lovely town streets.
Why is Bruno moving in the boy in the striped pajamas?
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.
What city did Bruno used to live in the boy in the striped pajamas?
Plot. Bruno is a 9-year-old boy growing up during World War II in Berlin. He lives with his parents, his 12-year-old sister Gretel, whom he describes as ‘A Hopeless Case,’ and maids, one of whom is named Maria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Shmuel’s Father?
Toward the end of the novel, Shmuel’s father disappears, and he petitions Bruno for help finding him. Tragically, Shmuel is not aware that his father has been executed in the gas chambers along with the other Jewish prisoners and desperately searches the camp with Bruno before they are also herded into a gas chamber.
What bad news does Bruno give to Shmuel when they meet at the fence?
Bruno asks Gretel questions about the fence and the people, and she tells him they are Jews and the fence is to keep them separated from Germans. Almost a year later, Bruno’s mother wants to go back to Berlin. Bad news and more bad news: Bruno tells Shmuel he’s leaving and Shmuel says his dad’s missing.
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 was Bruno talking to himself in his room?
Why was Bruno talking to himself in his room? Why did Bruno value Maria’s opinion? Bruno valued Maria’s opinion because he felt she was part of the family (p. He needed her help to make the family move back to Berlin and if she was not happy there, she would be another person against the new house.
Who is Bruno’s father’s boss?
The Fury. The Fury is none other than Adolph Hitler himself, and in this book, he’s also Bruno’s father’s boss.