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** Several minor characters as well, such as Rachel, Esther, and Shifre, who Hannah meets at the wedding, and the female camp guard. A female guard is heard very briefly during the scene where Hannah and the other women must change into camp clothes, but she doesn't have the same importance as the book character.

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** Several minor characters as well, such as Rachel, Esther, and Shifre, who Hannah meets at the wedding, and the female camp guard. overseer, the ''Blokova''. A female guard is heard very briefly during the scene where Hannah and the other women must change into camp clothes, but she doesn't have this is a momentary voice, where the same importance as the book ''Blokova'' was a significant character.


* CompositeCharacter: The film's version of Rivka is a combination of the Rivka from the book and several other characters

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* CompositeCharacter: The film's version of In the book, Rivka and Hannah are from different places and don't meet until they're in the camps; Hannah's first and best friend in the ''shtetl'' is Rachel, who [[SacrificialLion dies en route to the camp]]. In the film, Rivka is a combination of the Rivka from the book introduced much earlier and several other characters fills elements of both roles.



* HeroicSacrifice: Chaya [[spoiler: who Hannah has been reincarnated as]] saves Rivka this way.
* IdentityAmnesia: While Hannah's hair is being cut off, she realizes she can't remember her old life at all, and eventually just believes Hannah never existed. As the book draws to a close, Hannah's camp memories begin fading, and her old life comes into sharper focus. This particular element was excluded from the film, likely because it would be much harder to show this kind of internal conflict in a movie.
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: Some of it in-universe. The guards start rounding up people to be gassed if they hear them coughing - guessing that they're sick and therefore won't be much use soon. [[spoiler: Hannah invokes this to save Rivka's life]].

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* HeroicSacrifice: Chaya [[spoiler: who Hannah has been reincarnated as]] [[spoiler:Chaya/Hannah]] saves Rivka this way.
* IdentityAmnesia: While Hannah's hair is being cut off, she realizes she can't remember her old life at all, and eventually just believes Hannah never existed. As the book draws to a close, Hannah's camp memories begin fading, and her old life comes into sharper focus. This particular element was excluded from the film, likely because it would be much harder to show this kind film; in fact, Hannah is shown telling stories of internal conflict her other life throughout her time in a movie.
the camp.
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: Some of it in-universe. The guards start rounding up people to be gassed if they hear them coughing - guessing that they're sick and therefore won't be much use soon. [[spoiler: [[spoiler:In the film, Rivka is targeted because she is coughing; when Hannah invokes this takes her place, she begins fake-coughing to save Rivka's life]].keep up the ruse.]]



** [[spoiler: Averted completely. The Rabbi's young children are killed early on and 11-year-old Sarah is gassed at the end, to say nothing of the literal baby born at the camp who is carried off with her mother to presumably be killed.]]
** Played fairly straight with one child in the book. Hannah carries Leye's baby into the midden during a camp inspection, saving her from the gas. The book's epilogue tells us Leye and her baby, "a solemn three-year-old," had survived.

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** [[spoiler: Averted completely. The Rabbi's young There are many mentions of children are having been killed, and [[spoiler:both of Yitzhak's children die]]. In a more general sense, it's mentioned that they have to get the children into the midden (garbage dump) every time there's an inspection because they're not technically supposed to be there, and will be killed early on and 11-year-old Sarah is gassed at the end, to say nothing of the literal baby born at the camp who is carried off with her mother to presumably be killed.]]
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if they're seen.
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Played fairly straight with one child in the book. Hannah carries Leye's baby into the midden during a camp inspection, saving her from the gas. The book's epilogue tells us Leye and her baby, "a solemn three-year-old," had survived.survived.
** Also, while Hannah and Rivka are [[AgeLift]] in their mid-teens in the film, in the book, [[spoiler:Hannah and the other girls from the ''shtetl'' (Rachel, Yente, Shifre, and Esther) are all about twelve, and all die.]]
*** Also in the book, Rivka becomes a straight example, as she's only ten at the time of the book, making her about twelve or thirteen when the camp is liberated.
**[[In the film, a woman is discovered to be hiding her baby, and both mother and child are taken away, presumably to be killed. Also, 11-year-old Sarah is gassed at the end.]]



* {{Irony}}: [[spoiler: Rivka is inspired to rename herself Eva after hearing Hannah's stories about her aunt. Then it turns out she will become Hannah's aunt in the future]].

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* {{Irony}}: *{{Irony}}: [[spoiler: In the film, Rivka is inspired to rename herself Eva after hearing Hannah's stories about her aunt. Then it turns out she will become Hannah's aunt in the future]].Combining this with other details, Hannah realizes that Rivka is her Eva.]]



* MeaningfulName: As the quotes says above, Chaya means 'life.' [[spoiler: Ironically, she gives her life so her future relative can live.]]
* MeaningfulRename: [[spoiler:In the film Rivka tells Hannah that she will rename herself Eva when she leaves the camp. Hannah realises that Rivka will become her Aunt Eva in the future]]. It's slightly less blatant in the book, and is mostly used to explain why Hannah [[spoiler:didn't connect the girl she met with her aunt.]]

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* MeaningfulName: As the quotes says above, Chaya means 'life.' [[spoiler: Ironically, she [[spoiler:She gives her life so her future relative can live.]]
* MeaningfulRename: [[spoiler:In the film Rivka tells Hannah that she will rename herself Eva when she leaves the camp. Hannah realises realizes that Rivka will become her Aunt Eva in the future]]. It's slightly less blatant in future.]]
** In
the book, and is mostly used to explain why Eva/Rivka tells Hannah [[spoiler:didn't connect in the girl present that she met with her aunt.]]and Hannah's grandfather changed their names to try and distance themselves from their past so they could move on. She admits it was futile, because "to forget was impossible".



* PragmaticHero: Hannah and her friends are at first horrified by Rivka's pragmatic view of life in the concentration camp, but they soon change their mind
* ShotAtDawn: [[spoiler: The men who tried to escape get hanged in front of everyone at dawn]].

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* PragmaticHero: Hannah and her friends are at first horrified by Rivka's pragmatic view of life in the concentration camp, but they soon change their mind
mind when they realize this is what must be done to survive.
* RelatedInTheAdaptation: In the book, past Hannah/Chaya and Rivka are strangers who meet in the concentration camp. In the film, they're cousins.
* ShotAtDawn: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The men who tried to escape get hanged are killed in front of everyone at dawn]].dawn.]]



* TogetherInDeath

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* TogetherInDeathTogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:Fayge, who has already lost everyone else she loves, puts herself in the line of fire when Shmuel is to be executed for trying to escape.]]


* AdaptationNameChange: In the novel when Hannah goes into the past, she assumes the identity of Chaya. In the movie her name is still Hannah.

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* AdaptationNameChange: In the novel when Hannah goes into the past, the girl she assumes the identity of becomes is named Chaya. In the movie her name film, the girl from the past is still also named Hannah.



** Several minor characters as well, such as Rachel, Esther, and Shifre, who Hannah meets at the wedding, and the female camp guard. A female guard is heard very briefly during the scene where Hannah and the other women must change into camp clothes, but it's not the same one as in the book.
** Hannah's little brother Aaron is also adapted out, and with him, one of the original major plot points: when the camp is inspected, young children must disappear or be killed, so they hide in the garbage heap or midden. This gives Hannah a brief flashback of her little brother hiding Passover ''afikomen'' in the bathroom laundry hamper.

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** Several minor characters as well, such as Rachel, Esther, and Shifre, who Hannah meets at the wedding, and the female camp guard. A female guard is heard very briefly during the scene where Hannah and the other women must change into camp clothes, but it's not she doesn't have the same one importance as in the book.
book character.
** Hannah's little brother Aaron is also adapted out, and with him, one of the original major plot points: when the camp is inspected, young children must disappear or be killed, so they hide in the garbage heap or midden. This gives Hannah a brief flashback of her little brother hiding Passover ''afikomen'' in the bathroom laundry hamper.out.



** In the book, a widower loses both of his young children in the camp; [[spoiler:his toddler daughter dies in her sleep (the cause is never given, but it's likely starvation or similar from the trip) on the first night, and his son is killed a few months later because he's technically too young to be in the camp.]]



** Once Hannah finds out what year it is, she realises that the guards interrupting the wedding are Nazis, and what is in store for everyone. But there's nothing she can do about it.
** She also realises from something her grandfather said about a botched escape attempt - that the Jews won't be able to escape. [[spoiler: The escape indeed is betrayed and the men die in the attempt]].

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** Once Hannah finds out what year it is, she realises realizes that the guards interrupting the wedding are Nazis, and what is in store for everyone. But there's nothing she can do about what she's suggesting is so unthinkable that nobody believes it.
** She also realises realizes from something her grandfather said about a botched escape attempt - that the Jews won't be able to escape. [[spoiler: The escape indeed is betrayed and the men die in the attempt]].



* ChildrenAreInnocent: Hannah before she knew about the Holocaust drew a series of numbers on her arm to show her grandfather Wolf, so that she could be like him. This was done as good intentions. This caused Wolf to yell at her, and the adults have a hard time explaining to Hannah what she did wrong. As a result she waits for the ink to wash off and doesn't talk to her grandfather. This is absent in the film, changed to the opening scene where Hannah is trying to work out what tattoo she should get. After she gets one in the camp, she comments on how stupid she was to intentionally want to get one.

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* ChildrenAreInnocent: Hannah before she knew about the Holocaust drew a series of numbers on her arm to show her grandfather Wolf, Will, so that she could be like him. This was done as good intentions. This caused Wolf him to yell at her, and the adults have a hard time explaining to Hannah what she did wrong. As a result she waits for the ink to wash off and doesn't talk to her grandfather. This is absent in the film, changed to the opening
** The film opens with a
scene where of Hannah is preparing to get a tattoo and trying to work out decide what tattoo design she should get.wants. After she gets one in the camp, she comments on how stupid she was to intentionally want to get one.



* CompositeCharacter: In the film, Rivka becomes Hannah's cousin and replaces the relatives she meets when she first journeys to the past.
* DeathByAdaptation: A borderline example. In both [[spoiler: Hannah sacrifices herself and goes to the gas chambers in Rivka's place]]. In the novel it is only implied as [[spoiler: Hannah realizes as she walks into the gas chambers that she is walking back through the apartment door in the future]]. The film however actually shows it happening, complete with a shot of [[spoiler: Hannah's body]].

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* CompositeCharacter: In the film, The film's version of Rivka becomes Hannah's cousin is a combination of the Rivka from the book and replaces the relatives she meets when she first journeys to the past.
several other characters
* DeathByAdaptation: A borderline example. In both [[spoiler: Hannah sacrifices herself and goes to the gas chambers in Rivka's place]]. In the novel it is only implied as [[spoiler: Hannah realizes as she walks into the gas chambers that she is walking back only steps through the apartment door of the gas chamber before she finds herself back in the future]]. The film however actually shows it happening, present]]. In the film, she goes through the whole thing, complete with a shot of [[spoiler: Hannah's body]].body]], before waking up in her family's apartment.



* GirlishPigtails: Rivka braids Hannah's hair when she is transported to the past.

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* GirlishPigtails: Rivka Gitl braids Hannah's hair when she is transported to the past.



* MeaningfulRename: [[spoiler: Rivka tells Hannah that she will rename herself Eva when she leaves the camp. Hannah realises that Rivka will become her Aunt Eva in the future]].

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* MeaningfulRename: [[spoiler: [[spoiler:In the film Rivka tells Hannah that she will rename herself Eva when she leaves the camp. Hannah realises that Rivka will become her Aunt Eva in the future]]. It's slightly less blatant in the book, and is mostly used to explain why Hannah [[spoiler:didn't connect the girl she met with her aunt.]]


* IdentityAmnesia: While Hannah's hair is being cut off, she realizes she can't remember her old life at all, and eventually just believes Hannah never existed. As the book draws to a close, Hannah's camp memories begin fading, and her old life comes into sharper focus.

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* IdentityAmnesia: While Hannah's hair is being cut off, she realizes she can't remember her old life at all, and eventually just believes Hannah never existed. As the book draws to a close, Hannah's camp memories begin fading, and her old life comes into sharper focus. This particular element was excluded from the film, likely because it would be much harder to show this kind of internal conflict in a movie.


It was adapted into a MadeForTVMovie starring Creator/KirstenDunst and Creator/BrittanyMurphy in 1999.

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It was adapted into a MadeForTVMovie starring Creator/KirstenDunst and Creator/BrittanyMurphy in 1999. The movie was produced by Creator/DustinHoffman, who gives an introduction on the subject matter.


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* {{Foreshadowing}}: In the film Rivka prevents a guard from shooting Hannah by saying she's a strong worker, so shooting her would be wasteful. [[spoiler: Hannah later fakes being sick to take Rivka's place in the gas chamber]].


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* PetTheDog: The camp commander allows the Jews to surrender their valuables without struggle after the Rabbi protests.


* ChildrenAreInnocent: Hannah before she knew about the Holocaust drew a series of numbers on her arm to show her grandfather Wolf, so that she could be like him. This was done as good intentions. This caused Wolf to yell at her, and the adults have a hard time explaining to Hannah what she did wrong. As a result she waits for the ink to wash off and doesn't talk to her grandfather.

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* ChildrenAreInnocent: Hannah before she knew about the Holocaust drew a series of numbers on her arm to show her grandfather Wolf, so that she could be like him. This was done as good intentions. This caused Wolf to yell at her, and the adults have a hard time explaining to Hannah what she did wrong. As a result she waits for the ink to wash off and doesn't talk to her grandfather. This is absent in the film, changed to the opening scene where Hannah is trying to work out what tattoo she should get. After she gets one in the camp, she comments on how stupid she was to intentionally want to get one.
* DeadpanSnarker: In the film Hannah and Leah have a brief chat that goes like this.
--> '''Hannah:''' It was a beautiful wedding.
--> '''Leah:''' It would have been nicer if we'd had the wedding cake.



* IncurableCoughOfDeath: Some of it in-universe. The guards start rounding up people to be gassed if they hear them coughing - guessing that they're sick and therefore won't be much use soon. [[spoiler: Hannah invokes this to save Rivka's life]].



* {{Irony}}: [[spoiler: Rivka is inspired to rename herself Eva after hearing Hannah's stories about her aunt. Then it turns out she will become Hannah's aunt in the future]].
* LittleNo: Hannah while her hair is being cut off at the camp.



* TrueBlueFemininity: The dress Hannah wears to Passover is blue.

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* TrueBlueFemininity: The dress Hannah wears to Passover is blue. She then wears it to Leah and Shmuel's wedding.

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* BittersweetEnding: Hannah/Chaya manages to save Rivka by [[spoiler:taking her place to go to the gas chambers. This gives Rivka a chance to run.]]


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* ChildrenAreInnocent: Hannah before she knew about the Holocaust drew a series of numbers on her arm to show her grandfather Wolf, so that she could be like him. This was done as good intentions. This caused Wolf to yell at her, and the adults have a hard time explaining to Hannah what she did wrong. As a result she waits for the ink to wash off and doesn't talk to her grandfather.


''The Devil's Arithmetic'' is a 1988 HistoricalFiction novel by Creator/JaneYolen about a teenaged Jewish girl named Hannah, who is transported through time to a 1942 Polish concentration camp. Hannah goes from being disrespectful of Jewish beliefs to realizing the importance of remembering after seeing the horrors of the time.

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''The Devil's Arithmetic'' is a 1988 HistoricalFiction novel by Creator/JaneYolen about a teenaged Jewish girl named Hannah, who is transported through time to a 1942 Polish German concentration camp.camp in occupied Poland. Hannah goes from being disrespectful of Jewish beliefs to realizing the importance of remembering after seeing the horrors of the time.


It was made into an {{Anvilicious}} movie starring Creator/KirstenDunst and Creator/BrittanyMurphy in 1999.

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It was made adapted into an {{Anvilicious}} movie a MadeForTVMovie starring Creator/KirstenDunst and Creator/BrittanyMurphy in 1999.



* [[DubNameChange Adaptation Name Change]]: In the novel when Hannah goes into the past, she assumes the identity of Chaya. In the movie her name is still Hannah.
* AdaptedOut: Rivka's brother Wolfe in the film. He is replaced with her mother Mina, who doubles as a CompositeCharacter of Hannah's aunt and uncle.
** Several minor characters as well, such as Rachel, Esther, and Shifre, who Hannah meets at the wedding, and the female camp guard.
** A female guard is heard very briefly during the scene where Hannah and the other women must change into camp clothes, but it's not the same one as in the book.

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* [[DubNameChange Adaptation Name Change]]: AdaptationNameChange: In the novel when Hannah goes into the past, she assumes the identity of Chaya. In the movie her name is still Hannah.
* AdaptedOut: AdaptedOut:
**
Rivka's brother Wolfe in the film. He is replaced with her mother Mina, who doubles as a CompositeCharacter of Hannah's aunt and uncle.
** Several minor characters as well, such as Rachel, Esther, and Shifre, who Hannah meets at the wedding, and the female camp guard.
**
guard. A female guard is heard very briefly during the scene where Hannah and the other women must change into camp clothes, but it's not the same one as in the book.



* AdultFear

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* AdultFearAdultFear: Your daughter ending up alone in a strange place where you can't protect her from the horrors that await her. There's also [[spoiler: the woman who has to hide her pregnancy and later her baby from the guards]].



* AnvilsThatNeededToBeDropped: The point of the book and the movie, to introduce young teenagers to the the Holocaust.



* CassandraTruth: Hannah when telling the men about the failed escape attempt.
** Also, Hannah when trying to tell anybody that she's from the future and thus knows what the Nazis are up to.

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* CassandraTruth: CassandraTruth:
** Once
Hannah when telling finds out what year it is, she realises that the guards interrupting the wedding are Nazis, and what is in store for everyone. But there's nothing she can do about it.
** She also realises from something her grandfather said about a botched escape attempt - that the Jews won't be able to escape. [[spoiler: The escape indeed is betrayed and
the men about die in the failed escape attempt.
** Also, Hannah when trying to tell anybody that she's from the future and thus knows what the Nazis are up to.
attempt]].



* IdentityAmnesia: While Hannah's hair is being cut off, she realizes she can't remember her old life at all, and eventually just believes Hannah never existed.
** As the book draws to a close, Hannah's camp memories begin fading, and her old life comes into sharper focus.
* InfantImmortality: [[spoiler: Averted completely. The Rabbi's young children are killed early on and 11-year-old Sarah is gassed at the end, to say nothing of the literal baby born at the camp who is carried off with her mother to presumably be killed.]]

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* IdentityAmnesia: While Hannah's hair is being cut off, she realizes she can't remember her old life at all, and eventually just believes Hannah never existed.
**
existed. As the book draws to a close, Hannah's camp memories begin fading, and her old life comes into sharper focus.
* InfantImmortality: InfantImmortality:
**
[[spoiler: Averted completely. The Rabbi's young children are killed early on and 11-year-old Sarah is gassed at the end, to say nothing of the literal baby born at the camp who is carried off with her mother to presumably be killed.]]



* MeaningfulEcho: Not explicitly stated but left in with a bit of FridgeBrilliance. When Hannah is speaking to her Aunt Eva she remarks "the way you speak, I will never get over it". Rivka says the same thing in the past once which makes sense [[spoiler: since they're the same person]].

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* MeaningfulEcho: MeaningfulEcho:
**
Not explicitly stated but left in with a bit of FridgeBrilliance. When Hannah is speaking to her Aunt Eva she remarks "the way you speak, I will never get over it". Rivka says the same thing in the past once which makes sense [[spoiler: since they're the same person]].



* MeaningfulRename: [[spoiler: Rivka tells Hannah that she will rename herself Eva when she leaves the camp. Hannah realises that Rivka will become her Aunt Eva in the future]].



* ShotAtDawn

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* ShotAtDawnShotAtDawn: [[spoiler: The men who tried to escape get hanged in front of everyone at dawn]].



* TraumaticHaircut: TruthInTelevision as all the Jews have their hair shorn when they enter the camp. In the book Hannah remarks she has trouble telling the other women apart.
* WarIsHell
* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII
* YouAreNumberSix

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* TraumaticHaircut: TruthInTelevision as all the Jews have their hair shorn when they enter the camp. In the book Hannah remarks she has trouble telling the other women apart.
apart afterwards.
* WarIsHell
TrueBlueFemininity: The dress Hannah wears to Passover is blue.
* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII
WarIsHell: Hannah learns this by experiencing the horrors of the concentration camp.
* YouAreNumberSixUsefulNotes/WorldWarII: This one is set just before the war breaks out.
* YouAreNumberSix: As expected, the Jews each get numbers tattooed on their arms. This parallels Hannah's desire to get a tattoo at the beginning of the film.


* AdaptedOut: Rivka's brother Wolf in the film. He is replaced with her mother Mina, who doubles as a CompositeCharacter of Hannah's aunt and uncle.

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* AdaptedOut: Rivka's brother Wolf Wolfe in the film. He is replaced with her mother Mina, who doubles as a CompositeCharacter of Hannah's aunt and uncle.



* DeathByAdaptation: A borderline example. In both [[spoiler: Hannah sacrifices herself and goes to the gas chambers in Rivka's place]]. In the novel it is only implied as [[spoiler: Hannah realizes as she walks into the gas chambers that she is walking back through the apartment door in the future]]. The film however actually shows it happening, complete with a shot of [[spoiler: Hannah's body.]]
* FanDisservice: Twice. First when the women are ordered to strip to their underwear when they enter the camp. Secondly when [[spoiler: they are about to be gassed.]]

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* DeathByAdaptation: A borderline example. In both [[spoiler: Hannah sacrifices herself and goes to the gas chambers in Rivka's place]]. In the novel it is only implied as [[spoiler: Hannah realizes as she walks into the gas chambers that she is walking back through the apartment door in the future]]. The film however actually shows it happening, complete with a shot of [[spoiler: Hannah's body.]]
body]].
* FanDisservice: Twice. First when the women are ordered to strip to their underwear when they enter the camp. Secondly when [[spoiler: they are about to be gassed.]]gassed]].



* StableTimeLoop: In both the book and the movie, although the movie makes it more explicit

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* StableTimeLoop: In both the book and the movie, although the movie makes it more explicitexplicit.



* TranslationConvention: In the book, Hannah realizes she is neither speaking nor hearing English but instead that she now understands Yiddish as if it were English. In the movie dialogue that presumably be in either Yiddish or German is rendered in English, as are prayers which presumably would be primarily spoken in Hebrew (although there are some prayers that are left untranslated, most notably the rabbi screaming out the Mourner's Kaddish with a distinct Ashkenazi accent)

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* TranslationConvention: In the book, Hannah realizes she is neither speaking nor hearing English but instead that she now understands Yiddish as if it were English. In the movie the dialogue that would presumably be in either Yiddish or German is rendered in English, as are prayers which presumably would be primarily spoken in Hebrew (although there are some prayers that are left untranslated, most notably the rabbi screaming out the Mourner's Kaddish with a distinct Ashkenazi accent)accent).



* WorldWarII

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* WorldWarIIUsefulNotes/WorldWarII


** Hannah's little brother Aaron is also adapted out, and with him, one of the original major plot points: when the camp is inspected, young children must disappear or be killed, so they hide in the garbage heap or ''midden.'' This gives Hannah a brief flashback of her little brother hiding Passover ''afikomen'' in the bathroom laundry hamper.

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** Hannah's little brother Aaron is also adapted out, and with him, one of the original major plot points: when the camp is inspected, young children must disappear or be killed, so they hide in the garbage heap or ''midden.'' midden. This gives Hannah a brief flashback of her little brother hiding Passover ''afikomen'' in the bathroom laundry hamper.



** Played fairly straight with one child in the book. Hannah carries Leye's baby into the ''midden'' during a camp inspection, saving her from the gas. The book's epilogue tells us Leye and her baby, "a solemn three-year-old," had survived.

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** Played fairly straight with one child in the book. Hannah carries Leye's baby into the ''midden'' midden during a camp inspection, saving her from the gas. The book's epilogue tells us Leye and her baby, "a solemn three-year-old," had survived.


!!!Tropes used by the novel:

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!!!Tropes
!! Tropes
used by the novel:



* ChekhovsGun: Subverted with Hannah knowing the outcome about the escape attempt. [[spoiler: The men don't listen to her and end up getting hanged]].

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* ChekhovsGun: Subverted with Hannah knowing the outcome about the escape attempt. [[spoiler: The men don't listen to her and end up getting hanged]].hanged.]]



* DeathByAdaptation: A borderline example. In both [[spoiler: Hannah sacrifices herself and goes to the gas chambers in Rivka's place]]. In the novel it is only implied as [[spoiler: Hannah realizes as she walks into the gas chambers that she is walking back through the apartment door in the future]]. The film however actually shows it happening, complete with a shot of [[spoiler: Hannah's body]].
* FanDisservice: Twice. First when the women are ordered to strip to their underwear when they enter the camp. Secondly when [[spoiler: they are about to be gassed]].

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* DeathByAdaptation: A borderline example. In both [[spoiler: Hannah sacrifices herself and goes to the gas chambers in Rivka's place]]. In the novel it is only implied as [[spoiler: Hannah realizes as she walks into the gas chambers that she is walking back through the apartment door in the future]]. The film however actually shows it happening, complete with a shot of [[spoiler: Hannah's body]].
body.]]
* FanDisservice: Twice. First when the women are ordered to strip to their underwear when they enter the camp. Secondly when [[spoiler: they are about to be gassed]].gassed.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: Chaya [[spoiler:who Hannah has been reincarnated as]] saves Rivka this way.

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* HeroicSacrifice: Chaya [[spoiler:who [[spoiler: who Hannah has been reincarnated as]] saves Rivka this way.



* InfantImmortality: [[spoiler: Averted completely. The Rabbi's young children are killed early on and 11-year-old Sarah is gassed at the end, to say nothing of the literal baby born at the camp who is carried off with her mother to presumably be killed]].

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* InfantImmortality: [[spoiler: Averted completely. The Rabbi's young children are killed early on and 11-year-old Sarah is gassed at the end, to say nothing of the literal baby born at the camp who is carried off with her mother to presumably be killed]].killed.]]


It was made into an {{Anvilicious}} movie starring Kirsten Dunst in 1999.

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It was made into an {{Anvilicious}} movie starring Kirsten Dunst Creator/KirstenDunst and Creator/BrittanyMurphy in 1999.

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* FoodPorn: In-universe, in the book and movie. The book shows Hannah and her friend Shifre discussing favorite foods while working in the camp. Hannah has a brief flash of memory and attempts to describe pizza, but gets upset because she can't. In the movie, Hannah actually does describe pizza to the entire women's barrack. They don't know what it is, but Hannah's expression and tone reveal she is experiencing true food-based nostalgia.


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**As the book draws to a close, Hannah's camp memories begin fading, and her old life comes into sharper focus.

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**Played fairly straight with one child in the book. Hannah carries Leye's baby into the ''midden'' during a camp inspection, saving her from the gas. The book's epilogue tells us Leye and her baby, "a solemn three-year-old," had survived.

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