Discuss the ways in which the accordion evokes different emotions from different characters and its ability to provide sustenance in times of great suffering.

Essay question- The accordion serves as a very important symbol for many characters throughout the novel, such as: Hans, Liesel, Rosa, Max and Erik. It is a representation of hope and prosperity as well as sadness and great loss. Discuss the ways in which the accordion evokes different emotions from different characters and its ability to provide sustenance in times of great suffering.