The Book Thief

Ilsa Hermann’s Little Black Box

What does Death mean on page 521 when he/she says, “Because the world does not deserve them.” Why doesn’t the world deserve these people? Explain your

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At this point in the novel, Liesel has given up hope. All she sees is death.... she's surrounded by evil, and to pray for the survival of Max and Alex would leave them in a world they were too good for.


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