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what is the theme of the boy in the striped pajamas?detailed!! get answered by today

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tammah | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted November 6, 2011 at 3:45 AM via web

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what is the theme of the boy in the striped pajamas?

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juslena | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted January 12, 2012 at 11:21 AM (Answer #1)

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The theme is that even the most horrific elements disappear through denial. Even a family living close enough to a concentration camp to smell the furnaces billowing out their terrible smoke, can deny what is happening on their doorstep.

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