Rena's Promise A Story Of Sisters In Auschwitz Analysis

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Resource A: excerpt from Rena’s Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Rena asked the Nazis about finding her belongings later because she was worried about her belongings and notices it would be difficult to locate hers from the others since the pile was multiplying. This is shown when the author wrote, “I place mine upright, neatly, next to the growing pile then ask one of the SS guards, ‘How are we going to find our suitcases later?’ ”. This shows that Rena is concerned about her suitcase because she doesn’t want to lose her things. That is why Rena asked one of the SS guards about her suitcase so quickly.
Rena envied the group that did not have to work. Rena felt like it was unfair that they were not being treated equally. This is known because of part of the excerpt that says, “On the other end of the compound, we envy the group that will not have to work. They will go someplace warm, somewhere they will be taken care of,”. Rena envies them since she has to work and they don’t. She believes that they are going somewhere nice while
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This is shown when the author wrote, “These messages emphasized that the Party was a movement of Youth: dynamic, resilient, forward-looking, and hopeful,”. The Youth of Germany was the future so Hitler saw this as an opportunity to spread his movement. This was a smart idea because it made the Nazis more powerful because of the popularity and growing society,
Hitler’s aims for the Hitler Youth was to get boys ready for the military. The author explain the Hitler Youth and wrote, “Founded in 1926, the original purpose of the Hitler Youth was to train boys to enter the SA (Storm Troopers), a Nazi Party paramilitary formation,”. The Hitler Youth readys boys for military to prepare them for his army which is behind the Nazi Movement. This makes goals more attainable for Hitler and the
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