Summary and Analysis Part 10: The Book Thief: Way of the Words


Just as Hans once ran out into a parade of Jews, Liesel now does the same, but this time it is for Max. She also fulfills much of the fable that Max wrote in The Word Shaker. She uses words to help Max remember how he’s a fighter and how one girl’s words can help change a nation. She holds him up with her words and with her actions, and even when the soldier comes to whip them both, she remains strong.