Subjectivity In The Holocaust

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During World War II, over 6 million Jews lives perished because of the Holocaust. Due to this fact, the Holocaust is now considered one of the most tragic moments in human history. Any article based on these events can affect whatever audience it’s aimed for, whether it is mainly objective or subjective. Objectivity means to have no bias, judgment, or prejudice and provide only facts. This type of article provides to the audience’s intellect and is able to provide the reader with facts and data. On the other hand, subjectivity is the contrast of objectivity. Subjectivity means to have a judgment, bias, or prejudice towards a subject. This type of reading can mainly appeal to reader emotions. Anyway, both of these methods of writing can change…show more content…
The subjectivity found in this article is based on the word choice of the author, or in other words, their connotation. The author chooses whether or not to include specific word choice to impact the reader positively or negatively. An example of connotation in this article is in paragraph one, where the sentence states, “These racist Nazi laws were among the first of many that led to the Holocaust, the mass killing, and imprisonment of Jews in Europe during World War II.” This is an example of the author using the connotation to impact the reader in a negative way. The author uses words such as racist, mass killing, and imprisonment to influence the reader negatively. The words have an impactful meaning, which the author did on purpose to make the readers pitiful towards the Jews, and the author chose these specific words in order to give an idea of how horrific the Holocaust was. These words were used rather than multiple killings, arresting, or just taking out the word racist in all to have this crucial meaning in order to connect with the reader’s emotions. Another example of connotation is in paragraph three, where the sentence reads, “According to this idea, light-skinned Aryans invaded and conquered ancient India from the north.” This sentence also includes connotation. The author uses word choice such as invaded and conquered to have a…show more content…
It is essential that differences between objectivity and subjectivity are found in an article, so the reader can form their opinion with either facts they learned or the emotions they gathered from the article. If the reader does not fully inspect or understand the many perspectives a topic could have, they could form a bias or judgment that might be entirely deceitful to the actual topic they 're researching
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