What are three strong feelings that Bruno experiences in Chapter 3?

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  1. Bruno experiences feelings of resentment throughout Chapter 3 . Bruno mentions that his sister, Gretel, had unpleasant friends who loved to make fun of him. He says that they used to torture him and say nasty things when his mother or Maria were not around. What would upset Bruno the...

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  1. Bruno experiences feelings of resentment throughout Chapter 3. Bruno mentions that his sister, Gretel, had unpleasant friends who loved to make fun of him. He says that they used to torture him and say nasty things when his mother or Maria were not around. What would upset Bruno the most is when they would make fun of his height. Bruno is extremely sensitive about his height and feels strongly about people picking on him for being short. He mentions that he even does stretching exercises to help him grow. Bruno makes the comment that the only good thing about Out-With is that there is nobody to make fun of him about his height. He resents the fact that Gretel's friends used to picked on him.
  2. Bruno experiences strong feelings of anger throughout Chapter 3. Bruno is angry that his family has moved into a new home at Out-With. He tells his sister that he hates being at Out-With. When Gretel says that she doesn't think it's very nice, he says, "It's horrible!" (Boyne 24) After Gretel attempts to explain why it's named Out-With, Bruno says, "I don't like here." (Boyne 26) Bruno continually repeats this comment throughout the beginning of the novel which represents his strong feelings about his new house at Out-With.
  3. Bruno experiences feelings of loneliness throughout Chapter 3. Bruno feels strongly about being away from his friends. He makes the comment that he misses Karl, Daniel, and Martin. Bruno tells his sister that he doesn't think that the other children at Out-With look friendly. Bruno is very lonely at Out-With and wishes he was back home with all of his friends. Later on in the novel, Bruno eventually finds a friend in Shmuel who lives on the other side of the fence.
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