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Daniel's Story Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Daniel

Daniel is an 18-year-old male who has managed to survive the horrors faced by Jewish people in Germany during Hitler's reign of terror. The book takes us from his sixth birthday in March of 1933 through Germany's surrender in May of 1945.

Early in the book, Matas has Daniel recalling normal events in his life. There is just a slight hint that things are not right. As the story progresses, the changes Daniel, his family, and all of the Jewish population in Germany endure intensify. Daniel's views progress, as he ages. He begins unable to really comprehend the changes taking place, but ends with him determined to bear witness and make changes for the Jewish people.

Daniel experiences many typical milestones in the book, although his life has become anything but typical. He celebrates his sixth birthday, his bar mitzvah, and Erika's performance in the orchestra. He also manages to...

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