The Book Thief Foreshadowing

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In Markus Zusak’s novel The Book Thief, he utilizes various literary devices to describe the journey of a young girl, Liesel Meminger, during the second World War. By integrating these literary devices, Zusak displays a deeper meaning to the life of Liesel. The usage of these devices not only highlights the most momentous events in the story line, but assists the author in drawing in the audience emotionally, causing his readers to invest themselves deeply and care for the characters and their lives. Foreshadowing is used repeatedly throughout this book. Death often told us parts of the end of the book before they happened, just like this. He told us that Rudy “didn’t deserve to die the way he did,” but he did not tell us how he died, or when;

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