Bruno: My dad's a soldier, but not the sort that takes people's clothes away. Bruno: We're not supposed to be friends, you and me. We're meant to be enemies.
Unlock explanations and citation info for this and every other The Boy in the Striped Pajamas quote. He put his face to the glass and saw what was out there, and this time when his eyes opened wide and his mouth made the shape of an O, his hands stayed by his sides because something made him feel very cold and unsafe. We must all just keep ourselves safe until this is all over.
This played in my mind, because it is such deep saying. It is suggesting that not everyone thing and or everyone is not what they first seem to be. Dressing up and doing the terrible, terrible things you do. Its makes me ashamed.
Lieutenant Kotler grew very angry with Pavel and no one - not Bruno, not Gretl, not Mother and not even Father - stepped in to stop him doing what he did next, even though none of them could watch. Even though it made Bruno cry and Gretel grow pale. This is a description of one of the only acts of violence Bruno witnesses during the story.
Boy in the Striped Pyjamas quotes? Please help!! I don't have a copy of the book and I can't find anything online.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas follows the lives and friendship of two young boys--across the Holocaust fence at the Auschwitz Camp. One boy is the son of a high-ranking SS officer, while the other is the son of a Polish Jew. Here are quotes from the novel.
The son of a recently promoted Commandant, nine-year-old Bruno and his family leave Berlin to the desolate countryside of Germany. Lonely Bruno longs to explore the forbidden world around him and, in some parallel existence divided by tall wired walls, Bruno meets Shmuel. Their friendship defies expectations.