Why is it significant that Death visits Max?

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It is significant that Death visits Max Vandenburg for many reasons.

One reason is that Death is responsible for collecting stories of courageous humans. Death wants to prove to readers that human existence is worth it and uses Max's story as one example. Max's life is a human life worthy...

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It is significant that Death visits Max Vandenburg for many reasons.

One reason is that Death is responsible for collecting stories of courageous humans. Death wants to prove to readers that human existence is worth it and uses Max's story as one example. Max's life is a human life worthy of being known. He fights with his writing—and also with his fists. Max is a courageous human because he is in hiding in order to survive the war. He also is courageous because he, too, is a collector of stories. This is something that bonds Max and Liesel.

Another reason that it is significant that Death visits Max is that it shows readers that Death is an equalizer. This means that no matter what type of life they live, humans all end up in the same place eventually.

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