In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, how do Bruno's experiences cause him to change throughout the novel?

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As we begin the novel, Bruno is painted as a child. He is young, innocent, selfish, and disobedient. He throws a fit when he finds out that his family is moving, he doesn't understand the implications of his father's job, he bickers with his sister, and his biggest concern is no longer being able to see his friends and play on the banister of the large stairs. Bruno is painted this way purposefully to drive home the juxtaposition between the Nazi adults he is surrounded by and the children who, until they grow up and are taught hate, naturally see no difference between people and are able to love easily.

Over the course of the novel, Bruno is faced with challenges he must overcome. There are no children around except for his sister, with whom he continues to bicker. Gretel is becoming more and more taken in by Nazi culture and becomes our example of the stage between Bruno, the child, and Father, the man. Gretel's behavior irritates Bruno, and makes him naturally distasteful of the Nazi...

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