The Book Thief

Theme Of The Book Thief

Themes of The Book Thief

The Book Thief has many themes. The themes include: Death, love, war, and suffering. The theme that will be focussed on is suffering. Mostly because it is common in this book and they both play major roles in the story. Without this theme, we wouldn't have our story!

The rose above symbolizes death. It has an innocent but scary feel to it.

Quotes That Show The Theme Suffering

The major theme of The Book Thief is death because it happens extremely often. There is a death in the first chapter and the final chapter. The first death was Liesel's brother, and the ending deaths were the rest of her foster family and friends.