The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne
Historical References: Explain at least 3 references to REAL Events in your novel. Use the novel to cite specific text examples as evidence for these references. Include the page number if possible and remember quotation marks.
(page 31 and 32) they see the concentration camps. the book says, "About twenty feet further along from the garden and flowers and the bench with the plaque on it, everything changed.
Who are the main characters? Give an in-depth description of each of the characters, Include personality traits, qualities, and other specific details of the characters.
Shmuel: He is the boy in the striped pajamas and sits by the fence and Bruno finds him there. He's quiet and friendly to Bruno and becomes friends with him. He is also informational to Bruno by talking to him about why he is where he is and why he is in striped pajamas
What is your opinion of the book? Would you recommend the book? Why or why not? Clarify your point of view with 3 or more reasons. Support your reasons with specific examples from the book
What is the main setting of the book (location and time period)?
Time Period: The 1940's during World War ll
Explain some of the major problems the main character faced and how they were resolved?
Another problem was, Bruno and Shmuel wanted to play on the same side of the fence.
So Bruno dresses up in the striped pajamas on the last day before he moves back to his hometown, and he goes to the other side of the fence with Shmuel and they end up having to march. They were sent to the gas chambers and Bruno was never seen by his family again.