The Boy In The Striped Pajamas And Night Comparison Essay

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The Holocaust was a devastating event that had outreaching effects on many groups of people and many countries. Although most of this devastation happened to the Jewish Race. There are many books, movies, memoirs, and academic journals regarding the Holocaust, portraying how it affected different people and their stories. One memoir that will be discussed is Night written by Elie Wiesel about his life during the Holocaust. Also a movie by the name of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas will be discussed. Both of these are very powerful tools created by people to really portray the horrible events that occurred and really happened to people in the Holocaust. There are many similarities and difference between the two movies but neither is more or less powerful in getting the point of complete disgust across to the viewer.
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In both stories the protagonist have and feel as if they have little to no power in the direction of which their life is heading. Shmuel the Jewish boy that Bruno befriends in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas does not really talk about or try to explain to Bruno what is really happening to him or even to try and ask Bruno why his people are doing this to his people. Bruno and Shmuel do …show more content…

I only focused on the most relevant and pressing issues that I identified but overall both of these pieces were very well written and very good tools to display the terrible things that occurred in the holocaust. The Holocaust changed the Jewish people's morals and values. This event caused these Jewish people who were put into this mess because of their religion completely turn their back on not only their religion but their god. It also really showed the flaw in the german people's logic when his own son was put into the situation the man was putting a whole race through and it broke

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