The Book Thief

Any conflicts in the Book Thief?

What are some conflicts in the Book Thief? Could you also explain and list it as man vs. ____ ? Thanks to all who answer!

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There are many conflicts in the book both man vs man and man vs himself.It is interesting that the conflicts and themes in this book are extensions of each other. I think the whole conflict of thievery (Liesel stealing the books) is also an interesting conflict. Liesel steals the books but at the same time she is liberating them from destruction. The whole idea of stealing as a bad thing to do comes into question. Liesel risks certain death in doing this as well. Her thievery is also a self-education and an act of rebellion against the Nazis. Liesel has found that ideas, if kept alive, are bulletproof. Still, just having the books or talking about the ideas is very dangerous for Liesel and all who sympathize with her.