The Book Thief by Zusak: Summary & Analysis


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Who is the narrator in The Book Thief?

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1. In The Book Thief', how were Rosa and Hans not law-abiding citizens?

2. Which character acts as the book thief in The Book Thief?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet includes questions on key characters, plot points, and literary elements within The Book Thief, providing a simple way for you to ensure your understanding of the lesson material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet touches specifically on the following:

  • The narrator of The Book Thief
  • What makes Rosa and Hans unlawful citizens
  • Which character acts as the book thief
  • The role of words in the novel
  • The way in which characters lead a double life in The Book Thief

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about the role of words within The Book Thief and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you've drawn the most important information from the lesson on the characters in The Book Thief
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding key plot points of the novel

Additional Learning

To learn more about Zusak's novel, review the accompanying lesson titled The Book Thief by Zusak: Summary & Analysis. This lesson encompasses the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with Zusak's inspiration for the novel
  • Meet the characters of Liesel, Hans, Rosa, Max, and Rudy
  • Learn about the ways in which Zusak juxtaposes kindness and cruelty in the novel
  • Examine how the characters in the novel exhibit duality