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What are some example uses of irony in the novel 'The Book Thief'?
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Here are a couple that I've thought of:
1. How Himmel Street means 'heaven' in English, but was completely destroyed by the bombing.
2. Rudy's father refused to send him to the school for Nazi training (to save him from entering the war), but ended up leading to his death because Rudy died during the air raid that destroyed Himmel Street.
Posted by cjd223 on January 3, 2012 at 4:41 AM (Answer #1)
Rudy always wants Liesel to kiss him... and she finally does, but not till he is dead
Posted by bel-bel on August 19, 2012 at 11:44 AM (Answer #2)
Liesel surving the bombs in the basement, and the basement was determined "not deep enough" to be a bomb shelter
Posted by mtennisgirl11 on April 19, 2012 at 9:29 PM (Answer #3)
Hans Hubermann was borded to Stuttgart again.
Posted by maybelle-joy on August 21, 2012 at 9:56 PM (Answer #4)
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