- 1 What did Bruno and Gretel saw through the window?
- 2 How does Gretel explain what they see outside the window?
- 3 Why is Gretel surprised looking out the window?
- 4 Who does Bruno see outside the window?
- 5 Is Bruno happy to look like Shmuel?
- 6 What is the relationship between Bruno and Gretel?
- 7 What does Bruno’s new house look like?
- 8 Why do the soldiers look nervously up at the house in the boy in striped pajamas?
- 9 Where does Gretel think they are?
- 10 Who is responsible for Bruno’s death?
- 11 Is Pavel Shmuel’s grandfather?
- 12 What is Bruno’s favorite activity?
- 13 How does Bruno’s mother prove she is a decent person?
- 14 Why didnt Bruno like Gretel’s friends?
- 15 What did Bruno Show Gretel out the window at the end of Chapter 3?
What did Bruno and Gretel saw through the window?
Through the glass window, Bruno sees the prisoners and buildings of Auschwitz —and the more he looks, the more he wants to understand what they’re doing and who they are.
How does Gretel explain what they see outside the window?
At first, Gretel has difficulty explaining what she sees outside. She looks at the huts and comments that “they must be modern types of houses.” (Boyne 33) After looking for several more minutes, Gretel tells Bruno that she believes that it is the countryside.
Why is Gretel surprised looking out the window?
Why is Gretel surprised when she looks out the window? Gretel is surprised because she cannot make sense of the huge fence and what lay beyond it: a grassless area with low huts and large square buildings; smoke stacks in the distance; groups of boys and men.
Who does Bruno see outside the window?
Summary: Chapter 4 The people Gretel saw from Bruno’s window weren’t just children.
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.
What is the relationship between Bruno and Gretel?
Another relationship that is told in the book is the relationship between Gretel and Bruno. Their relationship is a normal relationship between siblings their age (12 and 9), and they fight a lot. Gretel believes she is smarter and better than Bruno because she is older, but Bruno doesn’t think that way.
What does Bruno’s new house look like?
The new house at Out-With is in a desolate, empty place with no neighboring homes or lovely town streets. Bruno feels that he is in the loneliest place on earth in the middle of nowhere. There are no nooks or small rooms to explore, and there is no large banister to slide down like there was at his home in Berlin.
Why do the soldiers look nervously up at the house in the boy in striped pajamas?
Why do soldiers look nervously up at the house? They feel awkward because Bruno’s dad is up there. Use three strong adjectives to describe Bruno’s relationship with his sister Gretel. -wore stripped pajamas, lead by soldiers, they were scarred and worked in the camp.
Where does Gretel think they are?
When Bruno comments on how the huts must only be one floor, Gretel comments that they must be modern homes. Her initial explanation to Bruno is that they must be living in the countryside.
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 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.
What is Bruno’s favorite activity?
He even dresses himself as he thinks an explorer might do and decides to explore his surroundings, especially as the house doesn’t have anywhere interesting. It is Bruno’s hobby of exploring that will ultimately lead to his death with his new and only friend Shmuel.
How does Bruno’s mother prove she is a decent person?
How does mother prove she is a decent person? She lies about taking care of Bruno. What does Lieutenant Kolter do to make Gretel and Bruno uncomfortable? He screams and calls Pavel names, treats him like he’s not a human.
Why didnt Bruno like Gretel’s friends?
he did not like him because he is too serious even though he has a serious job. Describe Gretel. How did gretel’s friends treat bruno? They were making fun of him and torturing him because they thought it was clever.
What did Bruno Show Gretel out the window at the end of Chapter 3?
Bruno tells Gretel that he doesn’t like it in the new house, and she agrees with him again. He says he misses his best friends Karl, Daniel, and Martin, and Gretel says she misses Hilda, Isobel, and Louise, her own best friends.