Your picture here Your Own Ideas and Responses Why are these things you listed important? Hans being sent to war was important because it meant he couldn't work or make money for liesel and rosa. When they were bombed it was the beginning of the end of the story, Hans had died rudy had died rosa had died all of the characters were dead except for liesel. It meant that max would be sent to a concentration camp and would surely be killed.
I learned more about what it was like to be a Jew because of Max’s story. His life as a Jew during the Holocaust was very difficult and risky for the people helping him. I could never imagine what life must have been like as a jew. The Book Thief helped me understand understand what it was like for them and what they were feeling. Another thing I learned more about was how the Germans viewed these events.
In the adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain, there are many ups and downs in the book that makes it very interesting and inspiring to read. People in the book inspired other characters to do certain things like Mrs. Watson to enslave Jim and Jim runs away. And Pap Finn who abuses his son Huck and has him run away. Pap Finn is the father of Huck Finn he’s an abusive father who is a southern white father and doesn’t own slaves but is racist and just terrible to African Americans. Pap influenced Huck to run away from his home because of a specific incident that happened in a shack.
Out of the two world wars, World War II is known to be the bloodiest and brutal war. The main reason this is to believed is because to the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the time period where many were persecuted for their beliefs and race. Hitler is who is to blame for the Holocaust, he is the one who organized all the horrific things done to the people who did not fall under his Master Race. Despite the many theories about the purpose of the Holocaust, the real purpose make those who weren’t members of the Master Race fear the Nazi Regime, to force them to obey the Nazi’s without question.
Passive Resistance In 1939, WWII began when Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party invaded Poland, causing six million Jewish people to fear for their lives. This fear began when all people and citizens had to complete a census and carry an identification card. Second, the Jews had to wear the Star of David and they were forced into ghettos. Third, they were taken to the concentration camps and the death camps.
At the beginning of Night, Elie was someone who believed fervently in his religion. His experiences at Auschwitz and other camps, such as Birkenau and Buna have affected his faith immensely. Elie started to lose his faith when he and his father arrived at Birkenau. They saw the enormous flames rising from a ditch, with people being thrown in.
When they arrived at the first camp, Elie and his family were separated. Throughout the novel, Elie tells of the extreme measures he goes through just to stay with his father. His father is the reason why Elie keeps going and has a desire to live. During the years of the holocaust, many people were surrounded by death constantly. Everyone became desensitized by the amount of people they lost, they ceased to feel any form of sorrow.
Josef Mengele was a monstrous man, during his reign of terror at Auschwitz he conducted inhumane experiments, he executed people with indifference, and when the war finished Mengele evaded his pursuers for thirty-four years. Josef Mengele was born on March 16, 1911 as the eldest son to Karl and Walburga Mengele, Karl Mengele became prosperous from manufacturing farming supplies. Mengele attended the University of Munich and received his Ph.D in physical anthropology, two years later Mengele became the assistant of Dr. Otmar Von Verschuer. At the time,
Some of them were sent to mental hospitals or concentration camps like in Nazi Germany. “Auschwitz begins wherever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: they’re only animals. ”(Theodor Adorno) The court would even make homosexual men castrated for one of the other consequences of being a homosexual person in the community. Homosexuals weren’t welcomed back to their homes in the aftermath of war for the “shame” they brought on their family's reputation. Hitler's race is the one who gave the idea of them as monsters.
His pride and desire to control the very nature of life ruled his life for years, driving him into an obsession. Deep down, he know his work was immoral, but “who shall conceive the horrors of [his] secret toil, as [he] dabbled among the unhallowed damps of the grave, or tortured the living animal to animate the lifeless clay (pg 33).” His
Individuals may think this does not indicate spiritual stamina because he is questioning his religion because of what he is living through. Elie describes, “Why, but why would I bless Him? Every fiber in me rebelled. Because He caused thousands of children to burn in His mass graves? …
It makes no sense to lie about what happened during that time just to get people to believe you. If it wasn’t as bad as Eli and the other survivors had told then again why did they come back to fabricating the truth? No one in their right mind is going to say all of these terrible things had happened to them if they didn 't go through something this
“ … The world has had to hear a story it would have preferred not to hear - the story of how a cultured people turned to genocide, and how the rest of the world, also composed of cultured, remained silent in the face of genocide.” - Elie Wiesel. The man behind that quote is one of the few people in the world to survive one of the worst tragedies in human history, The Holocaust. An event in which millions of people perished, all because of a crazed dictator’s dream. Elie Wiesel who amazingly survived the horrors, documented his experience in his book, Night.
Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel had experienced this when he was captured by the Nazi and taken to the camps. Concentration camps were probably the most inferior place in the world. Torture did not begin with the camps though. The fear that the Nazis would come for them would eat the Jews lives’ out. Then, when the Nazi captured the Jews, they had to go through the transportation which was another type torment.
He was put into labor camps at a young age and was torn from his family. Like any other jew he was trapped in a ghetto, transported to a camp, and evaluated in the selection. He has gone through every painful event in the holocaust and the most painful event was knowing how his father died and that his father death brought him joy not sorrow. The Holocaust is an important because it shapes who he is. Wiesel wouldn 't have become a fighter for peace if he wouldn 't have experienced all the terrible thing his own kind did to him, the beatings, the hunger and the pain.