David And Goliath Book Analysis

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Chapter nine of David and Goliath talks about strength, how the difficult situations that we face in life, provide us with courage, tenacity, but above all, leave the feeling of being invincible, there is no fear. Gladwell tells the story of the town of Le Chambon, this town offered asylum to Jews who were persecuted by the Nazis during the Second World War. The Huguenots challenge the impositions of the Nazis, help the Jews and emerge victorious. Gladwell argument is that the Nazis, under no circumstances could defeat the resources that the Huguenots had. To convince us of the veracity of his argument, he uses some of the techniques of the book “They Say / I Say” through the story. For Gladwell, the Huguenots were people to whom the difficult situations that happened in life, helped them to lose their fear; as a result of this, they developed courage, determination, struggle, perseverance, obstinacy; but above all, people without fear and with nothing to lose. This are the resources that Huguenots have. He need to explain the advantages that the Huguenots had over the Nazis, and how these advantages acted in their favor. He uses the naysayer technique for this purpose. Throughout history, we have several naysayers, I will explain, which in my opinion are the most significant. The Huguenots were people to whom the difficult situations that happened in life, helped them to lose their fear. Gladwell uses this naysayers to prove that. “In the rest of France, all people

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