He had three sisters until one of them became ill and died of the illness. He was sent away from the holocaust while some of his family and friends died during it. Leopold Mendlovic survived the Holocaust when he was 19 years old (Giddens 13). When he was younger his mom would feed poor strangers the same amount of food as they got, and she split it all equally (Giddens). There were 9.5 million Jews that lived in Europe at the time before the Holocaust (Burk).
The wide use of sympathy in Senders book helps create the poignant tone. The main character, Riva Minska, and her brothers, Laibele, Moishele, and Motele are all only in their teen years when the Holocaust happens in Germany. Their mother was deported because the Nazis
She continues to discuss her education eventually up to the university she attended in addition to the obstacles she faced as a Tutsi before the genocide. Once the genocide began, she got separated from her family, who were all in Rwanda except for Amiable one of her brothers that was studying abroad. Through the conflict, she ended up taking refuge in the tiny bathroom of Pastor Murizini’s house along with seven other women for 91 days while atrocities were occurring right outside the walls of this room. During her stay in the bathroom, Immaculée dedicated her time to praying to strengthen her connect with God and to forgive the killers as well as she teaches herself English.
This is evident because she makes trips to the pond all day, she has no time for education , and has no time for anything other than getting water. She puts all her effort into saving energy to provide her family with water. Overall, Nya is showing her family and friends that she is mature whenever she spends and takes her time on getting water, and taking care of her
Laurie Anderson’s historical fiction book, Fever 1793, takes place in Philadelphia during the 1700s. This book mentions about a girl and her family living during the Yellow Fever epidemic. Throughout the story Mattie loses and gains family members while they are trying to protect her. Mattie goes through one of the worst epidemics in the history of Philadelphia, and her family tries to take care of her during it. Anderson uses description and imagery in the story to portray the theme, family is always trying to protect each other.
That no matter what situation you are through, you have to react and think the best way for you and the other security. “The Diary of Anne Frank”: is about a 13 year old Girl, she and her family are Jews, and she tells, in her diary, all she and her family (The Franks) lived at that times, because they were in the World War II. One of the things she said in her diary, is that she and her family were in danger from the Nazis in the World War II. She and her whole family were Jewish, and the Nazis were sending all the Jewish people to the concentration camps, where they can either be killed or worked until they die, they treated them worse tan animal, they didn’t receive enough food and wáter, they were separated from their families, and they were physically hurted.
The old, but muscular Washwoman came every few weeks to the boy's home, she would then take the dirty laundry back to her house to wash and clean it. The attitude she displayed, struck the boy with interest; he had never met such a kind, but hardworking woman. The Washwoman’s son abandoned her, she lived in poverty with no friends, and her husband had died, yet she worked with zeal and kindness. “I cannot even imagine paradise without this Gentile woman,” (Singer). Even when death gripped her, she returned the boy’s family’s laundry, only to die in the following weeks.
In the documentary, One Survivor Remembers, Gerda Weissmann recalls her miraculous survival of the Nazi concentration camps. Throughout her survival, Gerda Weissman shows personality traits of courage, perseverance, and compassion. When Gerda Weissmann was fifteen years old Germany seized control over Poland and all Jewish Poles were confined to small living quarters of their houses. Gerda Weissmann’s ability to keep calm and go on living in that situation showed true bravery because a girl her age would surely panic and develop a negative personality. Gerda Weissmann is possibly most courageous when she separated from her family and has to go to Dulag transit camp, while the rest of her family is sent to Auschwitz.
Ann Jaffe, Holocaust Survivor Ann Jaffe is one of the many victims of one of the most unjustified crimes against humanity, the Holocaust. Ann was born in a small town in Poland, and she was only ten years old at the time of the Holocaust. Although the Second World War was underway, Ann and the people in her village did not think for a moment that they would become the main victims of the hatred that guided the Nazis. However, she is one of the lucky ones, a survivor, but after almost eight decades her memories are so deeply imprinted in her mind as if everything had happened yesterday. Ann continues to tell her story to the world hoping that she will raise awareness to the future generations about the hidden enemy that can strike at any time, hatred.
Liesel’s life is turned upside-down when Max, a Jew, comes to stay with her foster family, going against everything she has been taught. Liesel and Max quickly form a forbidden friendship that stretches their understanding of truth and love. With paradox, irony, and symbolism, Zusak brings the plot
Who is Elie Weisel? Weisel is a Holocaust survivor and an inspiration to everyone. “Elie Weisel is a Noble-Prize winning writer, teacher, and activist known for the memoir Night, in which he recounts his experiences survivnig the Holocaust” (Biography.com Editors). “Elie Weisel was born Elizer Weisel on September 30, 1928, in Sighet, Transylvania, which would later become Romania” (Biography.com Editors). During WWII when Weisel was only fifteen his family and him were relocated to Auschwitz.
The Jews in question are being held captive and are tortured for suspicion of sabotage; the young pipel remains silent in solitary confinement. He is being condemned to death, along with two other inmates, for possessing arms. When face to face with death, they remain silent. Silence is a key factor of Night, an autobiography written by Elie Wiesel. A story about how close to death the Jews are.
In the excerpt from Night by Elie Wiesel, the main character meets a “french girl” that is also hiding from the Nazis to avoid being sent to the concentration camps. Through her natural spoken language, she connects with the communal identity as they both speak german. However, she also reveals her private identity by exposing her as a german who is faking to be Aryan. Since the character has to hide her personal identity, speaking german in public could be dangerous and possibly fatal as it would cause others to be suspicious of his jewish personal identity. Finding this out could lead to her being sent to concentration camps and possibly being murdered.
The words we don't say can speak louder than the words we scream. Silence is a powerful force that has the capability to alter people's lives, and the words we speak have becomes unrecognizable in the eyes of people. Within The Chosen, silence is a main theme that is touched upon throughout the book. Comprehending silence can be strenuous because it is not accustomed to our society, but the silence could also have the opportunity to speak to us. Silence can overcome any words given.