These are the two protagonists Sarah and Julia. they are the main characters and are would often be referred to as the hero’s of the story.
Conflict: Bertrand is getting in Julia’s way of finding out the truth about Sarah’s life. He’s stubborn and puts Julia in a confused position.
These are the antagonists Bertrand and the French police. They cause multiple conflicts with the protagonists throughout the novel.
Conflict: The French police forced Sarah and her family out of their home and into concentration camps.
Conflict: Sarah comes to the realization that she accidentally left her brother, Michel, to die in the cupboard. She didn’t understand the circumstances of the situation and thought she was helping him.
Prediction: Sarah will make it out of the war and find her brother dead in the cupboard. Julia will get herself away from Bertrand and put herself in a better place.