The Book Thief
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Accordion
Adolph Hitler, The Swastika, and The Nazi Flag
Books
Colors
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Trivia
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
Chapter 35
Chapter 36
Chapter 37
Chapter 38
Chapter 39
Chapter 40
Chapter 41
Chapter 42
Chapter 43
Chapter 44
Chapter 45
Chapter 46
Chapter 47
Chapter 48
Chapter 49
Chapter 50
Chapter 51
Chapter 52
Chapter 53
Chapter 54
Chapter 55
Chapter 56
Chapter 57
Chapter 58
Chapter 59
Chapter 60
Chapter 61
Chapter 62
Chapter 63
Chapter 64
Chapter 65
Chapter 66
Chapter 67
Chapter 68
Chapter 69
Chapter 70
Chapter 71
Chapter 72
Chapter 73
Chapter 74
Chapter 75
Chapter 76
Chapter 77
Chapter 78
Chapter 79
Chapter 80
Chapter 81
Chapter 82
Chapter 83
Chapter 84
Chapter 85
Chapter 86
Chapter 87
Chapter 88
Characters
Liesel Meminger
Liesel Meminger Timeline
Rudy Steiner
Rudy Steiner Timeline
Max Vandenburg
Max Vandenburg Timeline
Hans Hubermann
Rosa Hubermann
Death
Frau Ilsa Hermann
Werner Meminger
Paula Meminger
Liesel's Father
Erik Vandenburg
Max's Mother
Walter Kugler
Max's Uncle, Aunt Ruth, and Cousins
Hans Hubermann Junior
Trudy Hubermann
Alex Steiner
Barbara Steiner
The Steiner Kids
Tommy Müller
Frau Holtzapfel
Michael Holtzapfel
Robert Holtzapfel
Arthur Berg
Victor Chemell
Frau Diller
Franz Deutscher
Reinhold Zucker
Ludwig Schmeikl
Frau Hienrich
Heinz Hermann
Johann Hermann
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Romantic
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
War
War Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Criminality
Criminality Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Suffering
Suffering Quotes
Courage
Courage Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Why Not Money?
Why Not Money? Flashcards
Why Not Money? True or False
Steal Away
Steal Away Flashcards
Steal Away True or False
Catch It If You Can
Catch It If You Can Flashcards
Catch It If You Can True or False
Study Questions
Essay
The Book Thief
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
The Post-Memory Project
Courage Protocol
Re-Imagining the Story
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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