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All the Light We Cannot See

The Sea of Flames was left behind in the grotto as Werner and Marie-Laure escaped Saint-Malo. Marie-Laure believed that putting the Sea of Flames back into the ocean would break its curse. As she...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2019 5:43 am UTC

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During World War II, Germany had banned connection to non-local radio transmissions in order to immerse the population in Nazi propaganda. The argument Werner and Jutta have is based on morality...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2019 5:57 am UTC

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The rising action of All the Light We Cannot See begins when Marie-Laure's father is taken by the Germans on accusation of espionage. This leaves Marie-Laure in the care of her uncle Etienne and...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2019 11:58 am UTC

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Werner and Jutta's father died in Pit 9, which is the largest of the coal pits in Zollverein. Zollverein is a coal-mining settlement outside of Essen, Germany. It's three hundred miles to the...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2019 5:29 am UTC

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The majority of the action in All the Light We Cannot See takes place during World War II, from the early 1930s to 1945. The reader sees the war from the perspectives of two young people: the...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2019 3:00 pm UTC

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All the Light We Cannot See is an anti-war novel that encourages the reader to understand the human side of prolonged military conflicts. Although the novel takes place during World War II, the...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2019 3:37 am UTC

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The paradoxes that Anthony Doerr explores are stimulated by the war-time context of the book, but he also suggests that the characters’ actions are motivated by their core values and their “normal”...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2020 6:32 am UTC

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The point of view in the novel is limited, as the story is narrated by the main characters and focuses on their thoughts and emotions. In this case, the two main characters are Marie-Laure LeBlanc...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2019 9:21 am UTC

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All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is a novel which explores the possibilities for good and the similarities between people so apparently different from each other, with very distinctive...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2015 11:31 am UTC

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