It is the Second World War, and a boy named Jesper is in jail, captured by the Germans. As Jesper waits in jail, he looks back to his adventures in the resistance up to this point he was captured. Jesper goes on sabotage missions when he joins the resistance, falls in love with a girl named Janicke, gets shot at by Germans, and gets captured several times by soldiers, and manages to escape every times. The story takes place in and around the Danish capital of Copenhagen, during the Second World War (1939 to 1945).
Jesper is Christian and he is helping Denmark fight off the German invasion. He is tall, with and blonde hair. He is skinny and not very strong for his age, but he is brave, and he doesn’t give up very easily. He is also caring, and he deeply cares about the people he loves.
In the novel ‘Jesper’, Jesper shows that he is very daring. He shows that he is daring because before he even joined the resistance, he was sabotaging German trucks with his friend Stefan. That proves that he is daring, because no normal kid would sabotage heavily armed German trucks for fun. An additional point that proves that Jesper was daring is that he wanted to steal a German’s gun so they could get more guns to pull of real raids. That verifies that Jesper is daring because the chance of getting shot while trying to steal an armed soldier’s gun is very high and you would have to be either really daring, or really stupid to try to do that. Lastly, the final point that confirms that Jesper is very daring is that he went on dangerous resistance missions very regularly,, and nearly gets killed every time. That shows Jesper is daring, because he knows that the missions are dangerous, but he has to do them to get information for the underground newspaper. Jesper shows many signs of daringness during the novel, and has plenty of facts to prove it.
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During the story, Jesper demonstrates that he is very trustworthy. The first reason Jesper is trustworthy is because Jesper’s friends can trust him because they know that he is not a German informer. They know he is not an informer because he never lies to his friends, and always completes missions that are given to him. Another reason Jesper is trustworthy is because even when he was being tortured by the Germans, Jesper never gave away the names of his friends. Jesper trusts his friends, and his friends trust him as well. The final piece of evidence that proves that Jesper is trustworthy is that he didn’t believe Frederik when he tried to convert him into a Nazi, he stayed loyal to Denmark and the resistance. Jesper Clearly proves that he is a trustworthy person and has enough proof to prove it.
Jesper’s final character trait is that he is caring. Jesper illustrates that he is caring because he cares about his country, the people, and Copenhagen, the city he grew up in. This proves that Jesper is caring because he was separated from his family, had to stop going to school and give up studying English literature which he really enjoys. Additionally, Jesper desperately fights the Germans with the resistance to protect his country, and he continually goes out on sabotage missions. Jesper cares about Lisa, who is living in Sweden, but he also loves Janicke, a fellow resistance member. For loving them both, Jesper feels guilty, because he knows that in Sweden, Lisa really likes Jesper. Finally, Jesper is very caring because he cares about his family, his friends and fellow resistance members. Jesper even visited his parents to make sure they were okay, even though there was a risk that he might get seen, and get captured. Jesper truly cares about the people, and thing that he loves, and will do anything to make sure they will be okay and safe.
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In the end of the story, Jesper escape from the German’s jail in Shellhuset when the area is being bombed by the British. One of his close friends, Janicke, gets shot, and Jesper and Stefan are devastated. Jesper’s old friend, Frederick, turned out to be a Nazi and was killed trying to help Jesper and Stefan escape from Shellhuset. When Jesper and Stefan were given the chance to escape to Sweden, they refused and decided to stay in Denmark and fight until the war was over. Furthermore, from the beginning of the novel to the finish, Jesper became more courageous, more responsible and much braver because of his experience fighting the Germans with the resistance. Jesper learned that he was doing the right thing by joining the resistance and rebelling against the Germans because he knew that the German’s didn’t belong in Denmark, and he wanted them out. The moral of this novel, is that good things never last, such as things and people you really love, and that violence is not always the answer, and you can talk your way out as many problems.