The Question and Answer section for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Bruno says about his new house, "there was something about the new house that made Bruno think that no one ever laughed there; that there was nothing to laugh at and nothing to be happy about" (13). This foreshadows the darkness to come.
Bruno finds Maria packing his things, after his mother sends him up to help her.
I think is because when they are having dinner at Out-With, Bruno's family, grandpa and Lt.Kotler, the Jewish (old man/maid whom always looks unhappy) accidently spill wine on the table and then Lt.Kotler pull him outside and start hitting the old...