In the book thief there are lots of different kinds of conflict involving the main character Leisel, but this conflict involves her foster-father Hans.

Hans and Leisel are watching the Jews stumble by. When Hans decides to give an old man who was Jewish a piece of bread but he wasn’t supposed to do that. The soldier whips the old man and then he whips Hans. Everyone calls Hans a Jew lover and knocks down his cart full of paint. Hans says What have i done because he is hiding a Jew so people will probably be suspicious.

When Hans gave the bread to The Jew and got wiped that was an external conflict, because it would be considered man vs. society because everybody is mean to Jews and he is supposed to be too but he is nice to them.

When Hans says what have I done, that is internal conflict because he is upset with him self for being nice to that person and he is mad because he is hiding a Jew named Max in his basement so now people are going to be suspicious and will probably look in his house for a Jew.

There are consequences from this conflict. Max is leaving before someone search’s Hans house and finds Max because if they find Max everybody in that house would be in trouble. Every conflict has a consequence.

I think that is an important conflict because it changed everything. I think conflicts change everything from what it is supposed to be.

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