Annotated Bibliography for Holocaust Survivors "Dora Apsan Sorell." Telling Stories. 2007. Accessed November 16, 2015. http://www.tellingstories.org/holocaust/dsorell/index.html
The Ve’lodrome d’Hiver Roundup refers to the period of time when French police (Nazi directed) rounded up 11,000 people with a Jewish background, and put them in a winter, and bike stadium , called Ve’lodrome d’Hiv. Within one week the number of Jewish people stored there went from 11,000 to 13,000, 4,000 of them being children. The people being held were left extremely crowded, with almost no food, water, or sanitary rooms. The Jews were actually warned months before the arrests, but since most arrests usually targeted Jewish men, the women and children did not go into hiding. Children between the ages of 2 and 16 were arrested with their mothers.
In Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation by Edwidge Danticat tells the story of Saya, whose mother is being held in an immigration detention center. Saya’s mother is an undocumented immigrant originally from Haiti who was arrested by immigration police, leaving Saya alone with her father. Saya and her father visit the detention center every week, but do not know when her mother will return home. Saya finds comfort in listening to her mother’s voice and every week she receives a cassette tape which contain her mother telling bedtime stories. Saya is inspired by her mother’s storytelling and decides to write her own story.
Millions of people have gone through life-altering experiences in their time in World War I. In Erich Maria Remarque’s novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul Bäumer, a 19-year-old German soldier, narrates his personal memoirs of this war. He describes the mental change and suffering he goes through as he is forced to mature from a young boy to a soldier in order to survive, leaving him permanently scarred from the throes of war. By employing juxtaposition to contrast Paul’s mindset, before and after the war, Remarque demonstrates how the mental health of the World War I soldiers is damaged because of the abrupt loss of their youth, leaving them in a state of survival and mental instability.
Vianne is a known atheist with an illegitimate daughter who refuses to dress or act like the other women in town. Slowly, Vianne’s shop gains in popularity as people come to fall in love with the irresistible chocolate and Vianne’s charm.
In the play “Anne Frank” takes place in Amsterdam in a building called the Secret Annex. The play took place during World War II because when the dictator, Adolf Hitler, was trying to take Jews to concentration camp, he thought that they were the reason that Germany lost World War I. The Frank’s reason why they went into hiding was because of that Margot, the Frank’s oldest daughter, had a call-up slip for her to be picked by the Nazis so she could be taken to a concentration camp. The Franks were joined by the Van Daans and Mr. Dussel so that they don’t get taken to concentration camps.
In every story, a hero can be found. Some stories have superheroes who go on epic adventures, save the day, and make it to their happy ending. Other stories begin with untroubled people living bucolic lives, but are made heroes through the hardships they have faced and survived. Of course, no one is simply born a hero. Every knight in shining armor has a backstory, a childhood, which lead to them taking on the responsibility of slaying the dragon.
At the beginning of the novel, Frederic Henry arranges a tour to Italy during the world war one. When he returns to the front, he meets Catherine Barkley; she is a British nurse at the British hospital. However, the recent death of Catherine`s old fiancé affected her deeply that she will settle for the illusion of it. Catherine pretended to love Henry that awakens a desire for emotional interaction in Henry, the war has left coolly detached and numb.
The theme change is explored through the attitude and personality of the persona. The novel “Catherine Called Birdy” by Karen Cushman and the song “Hazy Shade Of Winter” by the Banlges explore the concept of change. The personas in the texts experience change in perspective, world and self which throughout the text inevitably leads to growth and development. A change in perspective is shown throughout the novel through the protagonist’s personality and maturity. In the text “Catherine Called Birdy” symbolism is used to show how Catherine’s perspective has changed.
Personal Particulars Byatt presently lives in Putney, in southwestern London (her house has a Latin inscription above the doorway: semper eadem, “always the same,” which was Queen Elizabeth I’s motto). A new enthusiasm in her life is her cottage in the South of France, where she can work and relax in sunlight (she suffers from the syndrome known as seasonal affective disorder). Part of a large family, Byatt honors her solitude in the Cevennes, and says she experienced the happiest moment of her life there: “I found myself alone in this house, and there was total silence, and the sun was absolutely blazing, and I walked up and down the stairs absolutely boiling with the sense that I belonged to myself, and could finish any thought.” (Certainly
The apple is seen as a double edged sword that symbolizes two things. The apple symbolizes destruction and growth. The apple is the cause of many events in Gregor’s life which eventually all lead to his total annihilation. Though the apple is also as symbol of destruction it is also seen as a symbol of growth. Grete and her parents are able to move on with their lives after the apple incident.
His anger makes the tree grows more until it eventually produces an "apple bright." Indeed, it is a poisonous apple that kills his "foe. " The apple here is just a symbol of the end result of one 's potent rage. The speaker tells us that his foe "stole" into his garden. The garden
In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” demonstrates the personal growth of the dynamic protagonist Louise Mallard, after hearing news of her husband’s death. The third-person narrator telling the story uses deep insight into Mrs. Mallard’s thoughts and emotions as she sorts through her feelings after her sister informs her of her husband’s death. During a Character analysis of Louise Mallard, a reader will understand that the delicate Mrs. Mallard transforms her grief into excitement over her newly discovered freedom that leads to her death. As Mrs. Mallard sorts through her grief she realizes the importance of this freedom and the strength that she will be able to do it alone.