Oskar Schindler, played exceptionally well by Liam Neeson. His role as the sharp and fascinating businessman is done extremely well. Neeson's role initially as Oskar Schindler is intended to find ways to start a company selling enamelware to the German army and using Jewish workers to produce those pots and pans. With the help of Izhtak Stern, he is able to gather enough workers and investors to begin production at his factory in Krakow. Everything works as intended for a while up until the Krakow liquidation in which his workers are sent to the concentration camp in Plaszow.
In this way he shows a beautiful side of his morality, as he could, corresponding to SS, just take another dozen Jews to his factory and in that way treat them not as people, but as equal copies. Conversely, he did only save his workers from the cattle cars and was blind to the thousands of other people taking their last trip before execution. At least his workers could trust
At first the businessman was motivated by commercial opportunities. Contemporary Heroes and Heroines stated “Schindler arrived in Krakow, eager to find a way to profit from the conflict in one way or another”(2). The man bought out a Jewish-owned enamelware factory later named “Emalia”. He unconsciously set himself up to easily save lives by locating himself right next to the Krakow ghetto, where hundreds of Jews were looking for work. According to The Holocaust Memorial Museum , out of the 1700 workers working at Emalia, around 1000 of them were Jews from the ghettos.
Mark Zusak, in The Book Thief, uses similes, situational irony, and symbolism to demonstrate the human trait of standing up for what they believe in. Through his similes, Zusak exemplifies the tendency of humans to stand up for what they believe in. Amazing and thrilling describes the exact opposite of life in Munich, Germany. The streets consisted of slumped over people trying to get past the struggles of war, and hundreds of Jewish people making their way to the atrocious concentration camp, Dachau.
German businessman Oskar Schindler became an unlikely hero when he saved hundreds of Jews in Poland and Czechoslovakia from death at the hands of the Nazis during World War II (1939–45). By employing them in his factory, Schindler protected them from the wrath of the Nazi Party and preserved generations of Jewish families (“Oskar Schindler Biography”). Early Years As a child Oskar Schindler was a very popular boy and had many friends at school, he attended a German-language school, also known as Sudetenland. Schindler was not a very impressive student and often failed most of his classes.
For Jesse Owens, he became a nationally known figure and became very popular for his running skills. The New York Mets even took notice and hired Owens as a running coach (Christopher Klein, section 9). People will remember the 1936 Berlin Olympic games forever. Hitler’s attempt to create positive propaganda that promoted his Aryan race had a major set back after men like Jesse Owens came in snatching gold medals from many different events and competitions. These Olympics made many people realize who Hitler was, what he was about, and why he was really hosting the games.
In Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship; she is having an affair with him and he psychologically oppressed her with his money and wealth only to get the idea he has of her as his “Golden Girl.” Fitzgerald’s argument is, when love is not the main reason for a relationship it will lead into oppression of women. All of these relationships prove how oppression is caused when love is not the main focus of a
Dreams are not guaranteed to come true. Myrtle Wilson, MYRTLE WILSON THE WHORE OF A WIFE, dies before achieving any of her dreams. She had an affair with Tom Wilson as an attempt to bring herself closer to the wealthy upper class, but she was never happy with what she had. In this novel, dust is a symbol representing the poor and desolate. When Myrtle dies, her blood is united “with the dust” (137, ch. 7), signifying how dissatisfying her life was.
Women were robbed of this criminal dismissal and instead pressured to find a man whom was socially worthy to provide for them. " 'She confessed to me that he 'd managed to impress her, but for reasons opposite those of love. 'I detested conceited men, and I 'd never seen one so stuck-up, ' she told me..." (Márquez, 29). Society told women and men alike to marry despite their actual feelings because love had no true value over tangible items.
Her dilemma of having to choose one man over the other is driving her to insanity because she can’t pick just one of them. Certainly she loves both of them or at least that’s what she thought, but Hamlet’s father is her true love while Claudius is the brother of her husband that just so happened to become king after his brother died. In short, she doesn’t know her true feelings for either person. Gertrude feels confused and overwhelmed by everything that just unfolded in front of her. It causes her an undesirable grief that she shouldn’t have had to deal
Oskar Schindler was a man who, unexpectedly, did extraordinary things during a desperate time of need. He created a system that would help feed his workers more than Hitler. He had factories that his Jews could work in. He finalized a list of 1200 Jews he was able to save with his set up. Schindler turned from being communist to a humanitarian.
Oskar Schindler A man named Oskar Schindler actually saved more than 1,200 Jews in the Holocaust. He persuaded the Nazis to save them and transferring his workers so they don 't suffer the death camps. He is a very brave man for what he did. By 1935 a lot of Sudeten Germans joined the pro-Nazi Sudeten German Party. Schindler joined too-not for the love of Nazis, but because it made business sense for prevailing wind.
The Zegota The Zegota was a group of brave people who saved thousands of lives and risked their own lives in the process to save others during World War Two while the Nazi were causing formidable views into the people. The Zegota helped thousands of Jews escape Nazi controlled europe demonstrating that more people should have been saved by others standing up to the Nazis. Background The Zegota was a government financed organized in Europe that hid Jews during World War Two why would people risk their lives to save others? “Zagota played a crucial role in the rescue of several thousand Jews who had survived the massive deportations in the summer of 1942” (Tomaszewski).
Even though Logan was not a bad man, Janie did not love him, and ended up leaving him for her second husband, Jody. Now, Jody was a great man who had ambitions and treated everyone the way they should have been treated in the beginning, but that didn’t last very long. A few years into the marriage, Jody started beating Janie because of his own insecurities that were too much for him to control. The main two of these insecurities would be jealousy and his own aging body. These two things do not go very well when mixed with having a beautiful and young wife.
When the war ended, gathered his workers and told them that they were free and he called for the guards to go home peacefully. As he says goodbye to the workers, they give him a gold ring as a token of their appreciation. At that moment, Schindler realized that he could’ve saved more lives by selling personal items of his such as his car. He then flees with his wife as he is a member of the Nazi Party and could be tried for war crimes. Later on, a Russian soldier travels to Schindler’s factory and tells the Jews that they are free to go.