The Book Thief

The Book Thief

by

Markus Zusak

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The Accordion

Hans Hubermann's accordion represents hope, safety, and creativity for Liesel. When she starts to read to the people of Himmel Street during the air raids, she feels like reading out loud is her… (read full symbol analysis)

Mein Kampf

For Hans himself, the accordion is a symbol of his debt to Erik Vandenburg, the Jewish man who saved his life. The accordion then becomes the link between the Hubermanns and Max Vandenburg(read full symbol analysis)