Summary and Analysis Part 8: The Word Shaker: The Thought of Rudy Naked


This chapter illustrates how Liesel can sense that something bad is on the horizon, as if she can sense Death approaching Rudy and Max in how she imagines that those fallen dominoes are like people. Such an image of so many bodies stacked one on top of another recalls the drawing from one of Max’s books, one that had frightened Liesel earlier.