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Free Study Guide for The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom

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THE HIDING PLACE STUDY GUIDE

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LANGUAGE

The language of this story is in English, but sometimes incorporates Dutch and German phrases and names, since it takes place in Holland and Germany.


FORESHADOWING

There are several examples of foreshadowing which frequently present clues of something that will happen later in the autobiography:

1.) The realization that the people of Haarlem call Casper ten Boom the Grand Old Man of Haarlem prepares us for his kindly character and his willing sacrifice of his life to offer aid to those in need.

2.) When Corrie tells us on the day of the anniversary celebration that she couldnít have known that her kindly old father would end up in an unmarked grave, it foreshadows Casperís sacrifice of his own life.

3.) When Corrie relates, as she zips to Nollieís house for glasses for the celebration, that ........

.......... 16.) Willemís final words on his death bed that his son Kik was very well prepares us for the fact that Kik died at Bergen-Belsen, but was well now with God.


IRONY

There are also examples of irony which occurs when something happens, or is seen, or is heard that we may know, but the characters do not, or that appears opposite of what is expected.:

1.) A guest at the anniversary celebration says that the Germans will get the hooligans.......

.......... 7.) Mary Itallie is one of the Jews in hiding when the raid finally comes. Their greatest fear is that her asthmatic breathing will give them away, but on the day of the raid, no one hears it.


The complete study guide is currently available as a downloadable PDF, RTF, or MS Word DOC file from the PinkMonkey MonkeyNotes download store. The complete study guide contains summaries and notes for all of the chapters; detailed analysis of the themes, plot structure, and characters; important quotations and analysis; detailed analysis of symbolism, motifs, and imagery; a key facts summary; detailed analysis of the use of foreshadowing and irony; a multiple-choice quiz, and suggested book report ideas and essay topics.


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