- 1 What is significant about Bruno’s haircut?
- 2 Why did Bruno shave his head in the boy in the striped pajamas?
- 3 What happens to Bruno and Gretel’s hair in Chapter 16?
- 4 What happened in chapter 16 of the boy in the striped pajamas?
- 5 What reaction does Shmuel have to Bruno’s haircut?
- 6 What happened to Shmuel’s father?
- 7 Who Hated Shmuel?
- 8 Why is mother unhappy at out-with?
- 9 Why is Herr Liszt happy with Gretel?
- 10 Who is the most responsible for Bruno’s death?
- 11 How does Bruno’s grandmother died?
- 12 How does Bruno die?
- 13 What did Lt Kotler do Shmuel?
- 14 What did Lt Kotler do to the barking dog?
- 15 What has happened to Kotler?
What is significant about Bruno’s haircut?
Bruno’s haircut acts as foreshadowing —it provides a detail that may not seem important until later. For this story, it is crucial for Bruno to look as much like Shmuel as possible. Otherwise, Bruno’s appearance would alert the guards when he enters the prison encampment later in Chapter 19.
Why did Bruno shave his head in the boy in the striped pajamas?
Bruno’s head is shaved because of the lice, so he will fit in when Shmuel brings him pajamas. Bruno meets Shmuel, changes into the pajamas and crawls under the fence to help Shmuel find his papa, who hasn’t been seen for days.
What happens to Bruno and Gretel’s hair in Chapter 16?
What happens to Bruno and Gretel’s hair? They got lice an Bruno shaved his head.
What happened in chapter 16 of the boy in the striped pajamas?
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 reaction does Shmuel have to Bruno’s haircut?
What is Shmuel’s reaction when he saw Bruno’s haircut? He was quite impressed at his new haircut. He said he did not like it because it did not look like him at all!
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.
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.
Why is mother unhappy at out-with?
Mother becomes increasingly unhappy with life at Out -With, especially since Kotler, her only friend, has been sent away. He has become accustomed to his afternoons with Shmuel, who is now his best friend, and so feels conflicted about moving back to the city he once longed for.
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.
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.
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.
How does Bruno die?
Did Bruno die? In the end to The Boy In the Striped Pajamas, both Bruno and Shmuel enter into a gas chamber in the concentration camp and are killed. This happens shortly after Bruno joins Shmuel in the camp, and the moment before the boys are gassed, Bruno tells Shmuel that he is his best friend.
What did Lt Kotler do Shmuel?
Lieutenant Kotler brings Shmuel to Bruno’s house to polish the glasses as his fingers are small enough to do the job. 5. How does Bruno inadvertently get Shmuel into trouble?
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.
What has happened to Kotler?
Kotler lost his position as a lieutenant due to his father being an unfaithful believer in the Nazis, although some may speculate that he had an affair with Elsa and was transferred because of that. His whereabouts by the end of the movie are unknown.