The Book Thief

Explain the following quotes

A. "This time, his voice like a fist, freshly banged on the table." (pg126- "The Way Home")

B. " Everything was so desperately noisy in the dark when he was alone. Each time he moved, there was the sound of a crease. He felt like a man in a paper suit." (pg140- "Enter the Struggler")

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A. Hans anger was apparent in his voice. He would never vent his anger physically.... but Liesel could perceive the depths of his anger in the tone of his voice.

B. In this sentence, Max is describing the silence.... or lack thereof. The time when everything is so quiet that even a slight movement can be heard loudly and clearly.


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