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Context;
Kinder transport is the name given to the rescue mission that took place nine months prior to the
outbreak of the Second World War. The mission was to send of children, most of them Jewish, from
Germany to Britain. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly…

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Lil;
Lil is the adoptive mother of Eva/Evelyn. She took in Eva when she was nine years old, after the
German children were brought to England. When Eva first met Lil, Eva could not speak English, so
found it difficult to communicate with Lil. However, she learns English…

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Significance of Eva not being able to hold her jewellery or watch
Dramatic irony
Stage Directions
Use of props/setting
Dramatic significance of key moments in the text eg the departure of Eva on the Kindertransport or
Evelyn and Lil's tearing up of Eva's letters
Stichomythia
Language: the significance…

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