Table of Contents
- 1 Why did the Germans stop Annemarie?
- 2 Why did the German soldiers stopped Annemarie and Ellen?
- 3 How did Annemarie act when the soldiers stopped her?
- 4 What really happened to Lise?
- 5 Why wasnt Kirstie afraid of the soldiers?
- 6 How did Mrs Johansen stop the German soldiers from looking in the casket?
- 7 Why does Uncle Henrik lie to Annemarie?
- 8 Why does Annemarie talk to the German soldiers?
- 9 What happens to Ellen and Annemarie in number the stars?
- 10 Why did Annemarie promise to walk a different way to school?
Why did the Germans stop Annemarie?
Annemarie, her younger sister Kirsti, and her best friend Ellen Rosen race home from school. On the way, two German soldiers stop them. Annemarie is disgusted by the fact that the soldier’s Danish is so poor after three years of occupation. As they part, Ellen admits that she was scared and Annemarie says she was, too.
Why did the German soldiers stopped Annemarie and Ellen?
Why were Annemarie,Ellen,and Kirsti stopped by soldiers? They were stopped by soldiers because Annemarie and Ellen had a race. Explain the reactions of the three girls to the German soldiers. Rosen give the girls about behaving outside?
Why was Annemarie stopped by the soldiers?
Why was Annemarie stopped by the German soldier on the street corner? She was yelling. She was racing Ellen to practice for the athletic meet on Friday. She was out after curfew.
How did Annemarie act when the soldiers stopped her?
Annemarie is stopped by the soldiers, so she pretends to be a “silly empty-headed little girl.” The packet Peter gave Mr. Rosen slips from his pocket slips from his pocket when he tripped on his way out, and Annemarie must deliver it to Uncle Henrik.
What really happened to Lise?
Lise died in an unfortunate accident shortly before her wedding. After she dies, her family doesn’t have the heart to get rid of her trousseau, the chest that contains her wedding dress and the linens she would have used in her new home. (P.S. Lise’s trousseau chest shows up at several important moments in the book.
Do you think Annemarie and Ellen will see eachother again?
Annemarie never sees Ellen again during the course of the story. However, she very much hopes that the Rosen family will return safely and has Ellen’s necklace clasp fixed in anticipation of her friend’s homecoming.
Why wasnt Kirstie afraid of the soldiers?
She had known nothing of danger, and the soldier had been amused by her” (15.3). Kirsti isn’t scared because she doesn’t know she should be. But Kirsti ends up playing a big role in Annemarie’s journey through the war.
How did Mrs Johansen stop the German soldiers from looking in the casket?
Mrs. Johansen stopped the German soldiers from looking in the casket by telling them that Aunt Birte had typhus and that it was still contagious.
What did mama do for Henrik while he went to work?
What warning did Mama give the girls? What did Mama do for Henrik when he went to work? Cleaned the house. In Ellen’s opinion, how did uncle Henrik’s farm look?
Why does Uncle Henrik lie to Annemarie?
Why did Uncle Henrik and Mama lie to Annemarie? They lied to Annemarie to help her to be brave, because they love her.
Why does Annemarie talk to the German soldiers?
For example, Annemarie talks to the German soldiers, showing that she is brave and protective of her friend and her sister. She also tries to prevent her mother from worrying about the soldiers, because she is sensitive to the fear that surrounds her. Lowry also introduces the historical context of the novel in this opening chapter.
Why did Annemarie behave like Kirsti when she was stopped?
Answer in C/C/C (Chapter 15) She behaved like Kirsti because she told herself what would Kirsti do in these situations. According to the text it says that she told herself what would Kirsti do if she was in this situation. Therefore she behaved like that because she did what Kirsti would do.
What happens to Ellen and Annemarie in number the stars?
All around Copenhagen, German soldiers patrol the streets, searching for Jews and Resistance members. Annemarie and Ellen race home from school, while Annemarie’s younger sister, Kirsti, trails behind. Annemarie hopes to win the running race at school the following week. As they barrel down the sidewalk, two German soldiers suddenly stop them.
Why did Annemarie promise to walk a different way to school?
Mrs. Rosen makes Annemarie promise to walk to school a different way tomorrow. She explains that it is important for the girls to blend in with the crowd so that the Germans will not be able to remember their faces. Annemarie asks for a snack for herself and Kirsti, but all they get is bread without any butter.