When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Themes

Judith Kerr
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Anti-Semitism

Given that WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT is a book about the rise of the Nazi Regime in Germany and the consequences thereof imposed upon a German-Jewish family, anti-Semitism is bound to manifest itself throughout the book and is also bound to be a prominent theme within it. Anti-Semitism is present in WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT in two ways: a more prominent and explicit form and a more pervasive but less explicit form.

The first form that anti-Semitism takes in the book is the explicit discrimination faced by Anna's family. Anna and her brother Max are, for instance, not allowed to play with another German refugee family's children due to the fact that they Are Jewish. This is not stated completely explicitly in the book but it is very clear. Similarly, explicit anti-Semitism is mentioned in relation to the fact that Papa must flee Germany, not merely...

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