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The Devil's Arithmetic
by
Jane Yolen
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Chapter 5 Summary
Chapter 6 Summary
Chapter 7 Summary
Chapter 8 Summary
Chapter 9 Summary
Chapter 10 Summary
Chapter 11 Summary
Chapter 12 Summary
Chapter 13 Summary
Chapter 14 Summary
Chapter 15 Summary
Chapter 16 Summary
Chapter 17 Summary
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The Devil's Arithmetic Questions and Answers
In The Devil's Arithmetic, how does Hannah change from beginning to end?
How are the characters described in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are the main characters' traits in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are some symbols in The Devil's Arithmetic?
Compare and contrast the characters Hannah and Chaya in The Devil's Arithmetic.
What does the moon symbolize on pages 13 and 20 in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are six traits of Gitl in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are the key events in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are some flashbacks in chapters 11-13 of The Devil's Arithmetic?
What does the song at the end of chapter 3 in The Devil's Arithmetic foreshadow?
What is Lilith's Cave in The Devil's Arithmetic?
Who is Shmuel in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What is the setting in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are two examples of foreshadowing in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What does the Yiddish term "Malach ha-mavis" mean?
What does Gitl look like in The Devil’s Arithmetic?
In The Devil's Arithmetic, what observation does the badchan make of Hannah?
What is the dramatic irony in Chapters 10 and 11 of The Devil's Arithmetic?
What is the relationship between Aunt Rose and Hannah in The Devil's Arithmetic?
In "Devil's Arithmetic", what is Fayge's story of the werewolf's heart full of pain?
Who is Shifre in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are some allusions in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What is the major conflict in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are eight incidents in the rising action of The Devil's Arithmetic?
What stories did Hannah tell the girls in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are the key events in chapters 9-14 of The Devil's Arithmetic?
How would you describe the main character, Hannah, in The Devil's Arithmetic?
In The Devil's Arithmetic, what did the sign at the camp say?
What does "chosen for processing" mean in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What does Fayge mean when she says, "The sky is our canopy. God's canopy. The sky," in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What is the tone of chapter 8 in The Devil's Arithmetic?
In The Devil's Arithmetic, what causes Hannah to time travel to Poland?
What do the swallows symbolize in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What are three symbols in The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen?
Why does Gitl refuse to marry Yitzchak in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What survival rules does Rivka follow in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What similes are used in Jane Yolen's The Devil's Arithmetic?
In chapters 14-15 of The Devil's Arithmetic, what happens to Rivka's family at the camp?
How does Hannah die in The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen?
What point of view is The Devil’s Arithmetic told from, and how can you tell?
In The Devil's Arithmetic, why does Fayge get mad at Chaya for telling the truth about the Nazis?
In chapter 15 of The Devil's Arithmetic, what is a rendar?
How did Blokova lose her two fingers in The Devil's Arithmetic?
How does Chaya remember her number on her arm in chapters 14-16 of The Devil's Arithmetic?
What is Hannah's reaction to the dress Gitl gives her in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What does "blokova" mean in The Devil's Arithmetic?
Does Yente die in The Devil's Arithmetic?
In The Devil's Arithmetic, what lessons did Hannah learn from the concentration camp?
How do Gitl and Shumel react to Hannah's claims about coming from New Rochelle in The Devil's Arithmetic?
What meals were served in the camp in The Devil's Arithmetic?