Emotional: Bruno misses his friends at the old house
Because shes the maid. Thats what shes here for
Physical:Gretel has blond hair
Physical:Gretel is twelve years old
Emotional: Gretel likes to tease her brother
Emotional: Gretel loves her collection of dolls
Physical: Pavel was skinny with long fingers with angular features
Physical: Pavel is a very small man
Before I came here I practiced as a Doctor
Emotional: Pavel was once a doctor
Emotional: Pavel is nice/caring
Bruno is the main character in the book. He is short for his age and he has blond hair. Bruno is nine years old and he can be very childish or curious. Bruno is not very found of his new house and he is bored. One day he makes a new friend named Shmuel.
Good morning little man
Gretel is Bruno's sister, also known as the hopeless case. Gretel is 12 years old and she also has blond hair. She likes to tease her brother when she gets the chance and she has a crush on Lieutenant Kotler. Gretel especially loves her giant collection of dolls in her room.
You don't have any food on you, do you?
Pavel is a cook who prepares the vegetables for dinner. He is an older man with skinny fingers. He is also very small. Pavel helped clean Bruno's cut from when he fell off the swing. Pavel once practiced as a doctor. One night Pavel makes accidentally drops a wine bottle and he is punished severely.
Those people...well they are not people at all.
Kotler is a Lieutenant in the story. He is muscular and has very yellow hair. Kotler is 19 year old and he also likes to taunt Bruno. Kotler will sometimes stay around the house when father is not around. He is very mean to Pavel and Shmuel.
Physical: Kotler has yellow hair
Physical: Kotler has strong, tanned muscles
Emotional: Kotler does not like to talk about his father
Emotional: Kotler likes to taunt Bruno
Shmuel is a nine year old boy. He is very skinny and pale. Shmuel ends up becoming Brunos best friend. Every day they would meet at the same spot at the fence and talk. Since he is a jew he lives in poor conditions. He is skinny because he gets very little food. Bruno will bring him food when they meet at the fence.
Physical: Smuel is very skinny
Physical: Shmuel's has little to no hair.
Emotional: Shmuel worries that he may never see his father again
Emotional: Shmuel does not like where he is living
Father is the father of Bruno and Gretel. He got a very important job from the furry so they had to move out of their house to out-with. Father is very stringent about his office. No one is allowed to go in it with out his permission. Mother and Father argue about whether they should stay in out-with or not.