Imagery In The Book Thief

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Imagery is prevalent in every story; whether a story is good or bad depends on imagery, at least partly. Imagery is a literary device, and some people are extremely good at using it. One such person is Markus Zusak and his novel “The Book Thief.” Zusak uses imagery to illustrate a young girl’s life in the readers’ heads. This young girl, Liesel, witnesses many tragedies and joyful moments. One purpose of the book is to give a glimpse into the life of Nazi-Germany; in order to do this, the better quality imagery used, the more involving the story will become. Imagery is formed by illustrative words used so that the reader gets a desired effect. In the Book Thief, Zusak says: “There are skies manufactured by people, punctured and leaking, and
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