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Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

            Discrimination is an act or a decision that treats a person or a group of people negatively for reasons such as their, race, age or disability. Discriminatory traditions, policies, ideas, practices, and laws exist in many countries and in every part of the world, even in ones where discrimination is generally looked down upon. One common type of discrimination that is witnessed mostly in some parts of the world is religious discrimination. Religious discrimination is known as treating a person or a religious group differently because what they do or do not believe. Religious discrimination is related to religious persecution, the most extreme forms of which would include instances in which people have been executed for beliefs. In Number of Stars by Lois Lowry, the book primarily focused on the strategic events of the Holocaust during World War 2 and the discrimination of the Jewish ethnic group done by Adolf Hitler. The author expressed her feelings and shared her experiences to her readers and explained the tragic events that occurred during that time period. The book took place during the time of war in Denmark, Copenhagen. The book talked about the escape of a Jewish family from Copenhagen during World War II. Annemarie Johansen the protagonist of the story, helps her friend Ellen Rosen and her family, who were Jewish, to escape the war being held against the Jewish community. In Number the Stars by Lois Lowry, the novel concentrated on the strategic events of World War 2 by the development of the character Annemarie Johansen, the theme of warfare presented throughout the novel, and the symbolism used in the novel. .
             Firstly, Annemarie Johansen is the protagonist, or the main character of the novel and lives in Denmark, Copenhagen with her family during World War 2. Annemarie is considered to be dynamic character, as she developed more characteristics and she changes during the course of the novel due to her experiences and actions.

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