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denigu | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 1, 2011 at 11:48 PM via web

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Can you write a short discriptive paragraph about Bruno in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas or a simple descriptive paragraph?

i need a quick descriptive paragraph about Bruno including all his behaviors, qualities...

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booboosmoosh | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 2, 2011 at 2:56 AM (Answer #1)

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In the novel, The Boy With the Striped Pajamas, Bruno is a youngster who is beautifully naive and innocent as the world around him is overrun by the evil the Nazis in World War II. Although his parents try to protect him by identifying places that are "off limits," Bruno is childlike in his need to investigate forbidden territories and to test his boundaries. The child within also lets Bruno's heart make decisions for him. For instance, Shmuel and Bruno become fast friends because Bruno is able to see someone very much like himself, ignoring the fence and Shmuel's unusual attire. When Bruno meets Hitler, his heart tells him that he does not like the man; and as a guileless youngster, without needing a logical reason for his decision, Bruno cannot warm up to "the Fury," as his sister does.

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