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. In “Resistance During the Holocaust” resistance was so hard because many Jews were murdered by the Nazis and they had very little access to weapons.
The prisoners of the concentration camps are constantly tortured and neglected by the German officers who run the camps. The cruelty of the German officers at the concentration camps change Elie’s personality throughout the novel. At the beginning of the novel, Elie is deeply religious and spends most of his time studying Judaism. However, by the end of the novel, Elie believes that God has been unjust to him and all the other Jews, and has lost most of his faith. The cruelty of the German officers also changed the other Jews as well.
The narrator introduces a new character at the beginning of the second quarter of the book, Max Vandenburg. He is hiding in a secret storage room because he is Jewish and therefore sought out by German soldiers to take him away. Max is starving and constantly alone in the dark, unable to sleep because he is too afraid to be found by the Führer. Eventually, Max leaves his hiding place to travel to a safer place: Molching. All he has on with him is a fake identity card, a copy of Mein Kempf, a map with a key inside, and what little remains of the food he was given by his friend that was keeping him in hiding.
The author and narrator Elie Wiesel, personally experienced being treated like an animal and he also saw how his father and peers were treated less humanely. The dehumanization of jews began because of their belief, they did not believe in the same things that the Nazis did. The nazis thought they were impure souls because they were not like the them. It all began from the point the SS officers barged into their homes and told them they would be leaving their homes and going to the ghetto. “The time has come… you must leave all this…”(Wiesel 16) They had to leave all their belongings behind believing one day they would be back, but in the reality of the holocaust it was most likely they would never be back.
He knew that it was against his beliefs for him to leave. He eventually left for the war, still not believing in what he was fighting for which resulted in Tim losing sight of who he was. He allowed the pressures of society to influence him and morph his character into one resemblant of the popular belief of the time. In the story of The Book Thief, Hans Hubermann experiences a similar situation to Tim. Hans is a German man living in Nazi Germany who did not support Hitler.
After Algernon died, Charlie realized that he would start losing intelligence soon. Charlie decided to pick up a book that he used to enjoy, called Paradise Lost, “but when I picked up Paradise Lost I couldn’t understand it at all. I got so angry I threw the book across the room” (Keyes 23). When Charlie throws the book, it demonstrates how frustrated Charlie was because he couldn’t read it. The author also illustrated the level of stressed Charlie had by making Charlie throw the book instead of just being mad at himself.
How this movie The Book Thief relate to the theme of Holocaust is because during the movie they keep a boy who has ran away from his home because they took over and they are trying to find all you. Come to he comes to this house where they accept him and take care of him because when he gets there he is really sick. The wife spoon feeds him soup which he pukes up but eventually learns how to digest. After a while he could not stay in the top one with everyone else so they moved him to the basement where he did not have a bed just a blanket and had to sleep on the floor. This is where he met a little girl named Lisa who showed him life and happiness.
First, his relationship with his father Unoka. Who he did not have a great relationship with. And someone he did not specifically care for. Someone he knew who just so happen to be his father. In the book there is a quote “okonkwo was ruled by one passion- to hate everything his father had loved”.
In “The Tell-Tale Heart” is about this young man and older man. The young man who is a butler takes care of the old man, but really hates the old. He hated him so much that he planned to kill the old man, so for a week he snuck into the old man’s room and watched him. Then, before he killed him the butler was nice to the old man, but on the final night, Butler snuck into the old man’s room but the old man woke up. So the Butler had to stay hidden in the dark, he waited for the old man to go back to sleep eventually he did, the Butler then strangled the old man with a pillow and felt so much joy after he was dead.
The protagonist of The Black Cat is the nameless Narrator. The readers do not know much about him except for the fact that he is an abuser and also a killer. He makes life challenging for all of his co-habitants, including his wife and two animals. Moreover, he makes life a living hell for himself because he is a victim of his evil deeds. The Narrator tells his story while being in a prison cell on the night he is scheduled to be executed.
Equality 7-2521 doesn’t like what the council of vocations assigned his job for the rest of his life. He was always different from his brothers and people look at him like. Equality 7-2521 always wanted to be apart of the home of the scholars and learn more things. While doing his job equality sees an a dark tunnel that lead to thing from the unmentionable. He sneaks off to the tunnel to mess with this box that he found while roaming the tunnels one night.Equality 7-2521 would steal stuff from the home of the scholars and would read the books.
The ultimate people to blame for his death is the Nazis who constructed these death camps that were essentially hell on earth. Chlomos life after the selection in Auschwitz was dedicated to keeping his son, Eliezer and him together. Which was very rare in the camps due to such oppression among the prisoner. It’s safe to say that with his father, Eliezer wouldn’t live on to tell his story of events such as the Auschwitz selection and the
This quote was said when Elie and his family arrived at the camp. He knew that, that very moment will be the last time he will ever see his mom and little sister again. Continuously in the book we see how Ellie always try to stay close to his dad because he is afraid of being by himself.. The sorrow that stares at him when he looks at himself in the mirror comes from all the sad things he has had to endure during his time in Birkenau. For example when he saw the little boy get hanged after being used as a sexual slave, or even when they had to eat snow with bread to fill their stomachs up.
At the end the monster kills Victor’s wife named Elizabeth because he is angry that victor wouldn’t create a companion for him. The monster learns to speak and read from the people. He would listen to them speak and he would watch them all day. He later began to understand what they were saying. “So that in two months I began to comprehend most of the words uttered by my protectors.” He found a few books that were in the woods and he begins to read them.
Lifestyles in Europe had changed too. All the Jewish families were faced the holocaust. They were sent to the concentration camp getting many difficulties from malnutrition and getting killed from the Nazis. Many tried to escape but man had failed. Jews also tried to hide from the Nazis but some got caught from them to concentration camp.suffering and dying from malnutrition and getting killed from the Nazis, trying to escape, hiding from the Nazis who are finding them to take them to the concentration camp.