The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines morals as “the principles of right and wrong in behavior.” Since Huck is not particularly influenced by religious beliefs, his ideas of moral behavior are a tad different. In Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain shows Huck grow as a character from the start where he faked his own death, to the end where he decides to not turn in Jim. Huck considers Jim to be a friend, and the story reveals how Huck holds this friendship higher than other moral actions. Jim is a complicated subject for Huck because on one hand, he “steals” Jim from the widow, supports a runaway slave, and harbors a fugitive. However, on the other hand, he protects Jim from the “runaway capturers,” listens to his advice, and apologizes when he feels bad about hurting Jim’s feelings.
Gretel had to explain to him that the people were Jews, and his father told him that the people on the other side of the fence, weren’t people at all. Bruno is important to the story, because without him, none of the adventures would occur, the book would show the cruel Germans; but with Bruno in the story we saw war life from a little boy’s perspective. Bruno made the story progress with his kindness and caring for others. Without him we wouldn 't have learned about Pavel or Maria’s past, and the story would just be about how a family moved next door to Auschwitz. Another main character is Shmuel.
He saved the life of his commander, Schultz. He has got treatment of amnesia and reopened his barbershop in Jew ghetto. He was unaware about the takeover by dictator, Adenoid Hynkel. He was harassed by Haynkel 's soldier because he is Jew. Hanna, another Jew lady, and he resisted against the domination of soldier.
The truth was not like she imagined after she came and experienced the oppression. The period of time around 1920s was the time that “American antisemitism reached it peak during the interwar period. The Russia Revolution and anti-communist Red Scare of 1918-20 was a contributing factor, as many Americans associated Jews with the emergence of communism ”(alpha history). Even though Jews were not so involved into the communism, “Stereotypes can affect not only evaluations of members of a stereotyped group but also evaluations of aspects of the group’s culture”(Mary & Bernard 155). The natives were afraid of the communism being brought into their culture.
In “The Diary of Anne Frank,” “Violins of Hope,” and “Resistance during the Holocaust,” we read about incredible people passively resisting, some surviving the war, but still trying to withhold the Jewish culture. Those trying to resist passively believed in not using violence to fight back. Why are you lowering yourself down to their standards by fighting violence with violence? In “The Diary of Anne Frank,” Anne, a victim of the Holocaust responded to what was
“I realized that he did not want to see what they were going to do to me. He did not want to see the burning of his only son”(42). When Eliezer arrives at Auschwitz, the separation of his family puts an emotional toll on his father since he realizes that only him and Eliezer are still alive. This will be a catalyst to their relationship becoming stronger as they endure more together. Elie Wiesel, the author of the novel Night writes his own personal accounts of experiencing the Holocaust through the character Eliezer.
The doctor that was trying to heal Klara was Jewish, but despite his race, Hitler was appreciative for the care that the doctor provided because he had not yet developed a detestation towards the Jews (Weinberg). Hitler was schooled as a young boy, but he did not finish his high school education because he moved to Vienna, Austria, when he was 18 and attempted to get into the arts academy (Weinberg). Instead he was rejected, and his rejection into the arts academy left him with ample time to ponder his political and racial views (Weinberg). It is in Vienna, where Hitler’s racist and anti-Semitic ideas began to formulate (Weinberg). In addition, Hitler studied German politician’s methods and ideas in his free time, and because of this studying, Hitler learned how to please the people, the democratic process, and he developed an abhorrence towards the Slavic people.
Whereas other authors would prefer writing from the victim’s perspective during the war, Markus Zusak gives insight on the Germans that had no choice but to grudgingly obey throughout Hitler’s rule. Though Markus Zusak has written many other good books, The Book Thief is his bestselling book for its outstandingly distinct writing, perspective, and story of love. The story starts off with an abrupt death of a young boy, which sends Liesel away to the Hubermann’s home in a state of grief. Despite her low spirits, she quickly makes friends with Rudy Steiner and learns to love her adoptive parents, Hans and Rosa. Hans develops a close and loving relationship with Liesel, who sees him as her support and guidance throughout her adolescent years.
Two boys, Bruno and Shmuel, become best of friends despite their differences in race, religion, and belief. As stated in the novel, “‘Well, we’ll have to agree to disagree,’ said Bruno, who didn’t want to fight with his new friend” (Boyne 114). This was the beginning of their friendship created during tough times of the Holocaust. The races of Jews and Germans were separated after World War I and Jews were put into concentration camps run by the Nazis. This quote shows that Bruno did not want to disagree with his friend Shmuel even though they did not share the same ideas.
Along with this, some non-Jews decided to assist Jews that are close to them by giving them a place to hide from the Nazis. To send the message that the Holocaust was a brutal and ruthless time in world history, Roman Polanski utilizes graphic scenes of violence, Vladek’s popularity as a musician
As I see it Wiesel is trying to say that when he remembers what has happened to him so far, he feels hopless. But because he remembers, he must not feel hopeless. Memory is power and it will save humanity and in this case the Jews. In the book Wiesel shares his memory of many people warning the Jews about the coming of the Nazis, which the Jews didn 't believe in and act upon. These mistakes of neglection caused them to loose their loved ones.