Personification Of Death In The Book Thief

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The Book Thief was written by world-renowned author, Markus Zusak in 2006. It was severely popular to the stage that it was adapted into a blockbuster hit in 2013. The Book Thief tells the story of a nine year-old foster child living in Germany during World War II, who becomes entranced in the world of literature and befriends a hiding Jew. She experiences the horrible effects of war and the brutality of Jews by the Nazi Germans. One of the most prominent themes in The Book Thief is the personification of death. This is most notably shown through the narrator of this novel, Death. Death is personified as the narrator, meaning that he shares attributes with humans despite his purpose. Much like people, death cannot see all; he can see only

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