Night Movie Vs Book Analysis

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Schindler 's List is a better piece of equipment to edify high school students to grasp a clear knowledge of the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a mass genocide of several races, notably the Jews. The Holocaust originally started on January 30, 1933 and lasted for six years (Wikipedia). During these several years, approximately eleven million people were slaughtered and burned (Wikipedia). Sequentially after the Holocaust, many books and films have been written or created to describe the lives of people during the Holocaust. One of the all time powerful book to be written about the Holocaust was Night written by a Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. Night is a memoir where Elie shares his experience from beginning of the liquidation to the end of…show more content…
In the movie Schindler 's LIst, mood and tone is set for the audience to sense by the different lighting and sounds. The liquidation of the ghetto is an event which is portrayed in both the movie and novel, which was very impactful and affected many people during the holocaust. In the book Night, Elie’s family and several other innocent families are liquidated from their homes and transported into dreadful camps. Throughout the beginning of the novel, Elie talks about his experience of the liquidation of the ghetto, and how he felt going through the process. When people heard that Germans were attacking Jews all over the world, “The news spread through Siget like wildfire” (Wiesel 9). The people in sighet were living in fear of the german officers because they feared coming out of their homes and going to an unknown camp. While Elie and his family were proceeding to the ghetto, Elie saw many horrible events like the destruction of the synagogue, “The altar was shattered. the wall coverings shredded, the walls themselves bare” (Wiesel 22)., Elie notices all this when he his convoy is taken to the main convoy, and he explains the dreadful incidents the Germans had created for the Jews. During the march, the “Hellish sun” made everyone thirsty, and “no one was left to bring us water” (Weisel 19). In the book, the reader cannot feel or see the real liquidation Elie is experiencing. A…show more content…
The movie is a finer apparatus for a high school learning environment, rather than reading the novel and connecting the context clues to get the picture. In a movie, not only can the audience see and hear the characters, but they can also have specific sympathy towards certain characters in the film. A great example in the movie is the little girl in red shown several times in the movie, Schindler’s List. Since the movie is in black and white, many visual effects stood out. The girl in the red coat was a unique character in the film because her red jacket got the reader more attracted to the film. The first time the girl in red was shown was during the liquidation of the, and the red girl hid under the bed to keep herself protected. The second time the audience and Oskar Schindler 's sees the red girl was during the burning of the bodies in Chujowa, Gorka in April, 1944. During this scene the prisoners of the camps and “Exhuming and incinerate the bodies of more than ten thousand jews slaughtered in Plaszow and Krakow Ghetto massacre” (Schindler’s List). During this scene Oskar visits Amon Goeth and spectates the incinerating process and sees the girl bruised, black and dead. After the seeing the innocent little girl dead, Schindler 's in motivated and inspired to write a list of “workers” to “work” in his factory. Also during this scene in the movie, while the prisoners are digging out the bodies, they are all mostly wearing white, while the officers and the commanders are
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