Therefore, Paul is in “agony” because before going on leave, he was hopeless and had no will to live, thus making him a better soldier. Although, after visiting his mother and sister, he has rediscovered a reason to survive, making it harder to go back. Moreover, the word, “comfortless,” illustrates how Paul feels isolated even at home, he feels little comfort where he grew up. This statement is ironic because in general, people especially feel safe at home, where one often doesn’t feel lonely, however the narrator feels quite the
A disgusting black rat jumped onto biggers pant leg and bit on to it, bigger shook his leg until the rat flew off and then eventually killed it in front of his whole family with a shoe. This rat is important on a few levels. Superficially, the rat shows us the kind of filth and poverty that Bigger and his family are forced to live in. The rat could also be looked at as symbol of bigger himself, the rat comes into the domestic sphere of the Thomas house and is killed and Bigger comes into the domestic sphere of the Dalton household and is ultimately killed in the end. I
Yes, they were beaten, burned alive and tortured with but the Natzi’s could never take away the memories of the Jews lives. They definitely tried, but it didn’t work. the memories they had before going to the camp helped them through the times at the concentration camp. It reminded them of their family 's, homes, neighbors and friends. What does night mean?
The Struggles of Two Some people might think their life is bad but think of all the other people that go through the same struggle. Marek and Clyde both struggled with their families at a young age and it led the to do other activities that aren’t good. Marek got involved with his parents problems, which caused him to start doing his own stuff. He hung out with his two friends a lot and got involved in their problems. Clyde started his own problems because he didn’t have anybody to tell him what to do.
He had a father, a mother, and three sisters. His mother Sarah, and his younger sister Tzipora had the life snuffed out of their bodies slowly because they were not able to work, and therefore unable to live. And then there was his father, Shlomo. His father was his life source. He was Elie’s only reason not to throw himself into the sharp electric wire aligning the walls of the prison they were stuck in.
Classically, O’Brien broke Winston with fear and pain. Winston was shocked, beaten and starved almost to the point of death, but throughout all of it, he had not betrayed Julia, yet. When O’Brien brought out the rats, Winston’s worst fear, in Room 101, he had the option of betraying Julia or allowing the rats to eat his face. “The mask will fit over your head, leaving no exit. When I press this other
We found two mattresses in the camp, but they were infested with scorpions so they were no use. We found some spoiled oatmeal so we ate that. We also found a bag of chips, but they were so old they had evaporated. They also had multiple colonies of ants inside. We found some gasoline in the camp.
As modern Americans think about how lucky we are in some situations and problems.Because for some people, there is or was not any such as luck or escape from the situations and problems like we have today. In the antebellum South and a prison camp Camp 14 in North Korea, their lives are different and hard. In addition, they all lived in the conditions that threaten, oppress, and brainwash them. For them, they don’t have any choice for education and freedom. They all lived in the life cycle that they never had choice to live themselves.
When looking through the concentration camps Frankl saw that many of the prisoners could not find the meaning in their life and misfortunes, causing a loss in the will to live. Frankl understood the relation between survival and mental strength and this is what led to him finding meaning in his life, as the other prisoners found it difficult to find, this is explained when he says “Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather must recognize that it is he who is asked. In a word, each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life.” (109). He was constantly faced with the fear of death at Auschwitz, but he was able to keep a clear mind and this causes him to keep a strong mental state. This leads to him staying in physical shape, so he is deemed as a good worker by the german soldiers.
Most of the adults Dean knew growing up had never experienced their teenage years. They were too busy fighting the War; but because they did not died in battle, they found neither glory nor redemption in living. They had sacrificed their youth and they were angry about it. Even worse for most teens, their fathers viewed their children as burdens—punishment for not dying in the war. The War had taken their teen years.