“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale
"The Book Thief" novel can be summarized by symbols that represent strength and perseverance . When you first start reading the novel, you think it should be symbolized by the swastika, however it is not about Hitler. The story is about the people living during the Holocaust, and the strength and perseverance they had. They lived through a traumatizing and difficult time. Hans had the strength and courage to hide a Jew, Max had the strength to live hidden away from the world, and Liesel had the strength to follow her love of books and words, no matter the risk or danger she may be entering into! Every character in the novel could be represented by strength and perseverance !
Strength and courage symbols: They keep you motivated and allow you to focus on your ambitions, and the directions you want to take in life. Each country has different symbols and animals that represent strength. Any of the following would be great symbols for, "The Book Thief" because they represent strength, power and perseverance!