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    Schindler’s List occurs somewhere in 1939 during World War II and is set in Krakow, Poland. The movie begins with a brief scene that shows the registration of many Jewish families. In the next scene, Oskar Schindler can be seen in a hotel room preparing to attend a night party. Since, he was living in a hotel room at that time, he most likely only had recently moved to Krakow. While attending the night party, Schindler was able to ingratiate himself with high ranking members of the Nazi Party

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    The nature of evil is a central point within the texts Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg, The Most Dangerous Game, by Richard Connell, The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas, by Ursula Le Guin, and The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson. These four texts pose the question whether or not being passive in the face of an evil that one could do something against is as evil as the original act, or how it sizes up to the original act of evil. These four texts all have examples of passivity in the face

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    Steven Spielberg 's “Schindler’s List” is a phenomenal movie that was produced in 1993. The movie won an impressive number of awards for its cinematography and screenplay, but also its plot. The plot was based on the life and effect of Oskar Schindler. Though he had started on the side of the Nazis, Schindler became a hero for the Jews by working to save their lives. Oskar Schindler was one of the most unlikely heroes of WWII. His motivations throughout his pursuit were the defining characteristics

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    film I feel as though a Tarantino movie comes to mind instantly. However, in this instance I chose a different violent film. In this assignment, I will be talking about the violence in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 film, Schindler’s List. As most people probably know by now, Schindler’s List is about the Holocaust committed by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi German army. The horrendous acts committed during World War II still haunt people today. A lot of people did not realize the extent of the brutality that

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    didn’t do enough. His ring could have saved two jews, his car could hold ten Jews. Schindler’s list is during the Holocaust where a busniess man Oskar Schindler buys Jews because there are cheaper to make money for him but is that the real reason to buy these Jews. The conflict between Goethe and Schindler grows. The transformation and development of Schindler throughout the movie is extraordinary. In Schindler’s List the movie is about the savings of a thousand Jews during the Holocaust. Their savior

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    Throughout Schindler’s List by Steven Spielberg, Oskar Schindler’s character has changed drastically. At the beginning of World War II, Schindler was a womanizing, selfish and manipulative man. After seeing the process that he watched the Jews go through, he realizes the way the Nazis have treated them is unacceptable. Towards the end of the war Schindler has grown due to the experiences he has been through. These experiences have made him a decent, unselfish, and manipulative man. Schindler’s character

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    Lily “Schindler’s list” directed by Steven Spielberg is one of the most powerful movies of all time. It presents the indelible true story of Oskar Schindler, a dynamic character who becomes an unlikely saviour of more than 1100 Jews. At the start, Schindler appears to be a German businessman who becomes interested in exploiting warfare. He uses the war to his gain by exploiting cheap Jewish labour to run his enamelware factory in Poland during WW2 with dreams of earning “steamer trunks” full of money

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    Oskar Schindler Courage

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    doing was wrong. Schindler was an extraordinary businessman with many great ideas to save the jews. One of his ideas was to start his own “camp” Schindler 's plan was to save as many jews as he possibly could. What was his plan? He made a list. What is the “List” is a group of names that he will save from the concentration camp, he will make sure they have food, a place to stay, and the most important part is that he will try his best to make sure they survive. Oskar Schindler had many great traits

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    grasp the concepts mentally. This experience and crisis has to be voiced and taught by survivors and primary resources. One of the most renown examples of the way through which the Holocaust is presented, is through the Steven Spielberg film Schindler’s List in 1993. The film follows the story of Oskar

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    It is obvious that Schindler risk his life, determining whether he did it out of empathy, impulse, self-interest, Influence is a good question. At one point if you would have asked me this question I would have said self-interest, but now looking at the full picture and watching the movie my vision of him has shifted. The things he saw and did, the way he took action, trying to save lives. Schindler was raised to believe to hate Jews at a young age, and everyone he new and maybe even trusted was

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    Schindler: A Hero in Disguise It is clear to anyone that has watched the movie, Schindler’s List (Spielberg), that Oskar Schindler, the main character and from which the title is derived was an opportunist. Not only was he focused on creating business opportunities for himself, but was self-indulgent, self-centered, a philanderer and took to alcohol. It is difficult to see this con man has any redeeming qualities and the initial thought are to dislike him. A complex person, with many faults, we

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    Oskar Schindler The Holocaust was a time when no Jewish person was safe from being sent to death camps. Death camps such as Auschwitz and Buchenwald where Jewish prisoners were sent to death. Oskar Schindler was a German and industrialist who would go on to save as many as 1100 Jewish men and women from being killed. (Oskar Schindler Entrepreneur 1908-1974) Oskar Schindler was known as “The Nazi-Turned Hero”. (Oskar Schindler: The Nazi-Turned Hero Elise Tate) Oskar Schindler was born and raised in

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    What were Oskar Schindler’s subconscious reasons for actually saving the many Jews he did? This is one question that a viewer of Schindler’s List directed by Steven Spielberg may ask. The answers may be that he wanted to please other people watching him, or he could have saved Jews to please himself. Many viewers may argue that he saved them for both of those reasons. Oskar Schindler may have saved all the Jews he saved to please other people. Viewers can see this more in the beginning of the film

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    The Safe Place The story The Hiding Place is narrated by Corrie ten-Boom. She talked about the trials her family, the ten-Boom family, went through during World War ll. The ten-Booms live in Haarlem, Holland in a house known as the Beje. The book begins with the ten Boom family celebrating the 100th anniversary of the watch shop. In the next few chapters, Corrie talks about her childhood and glad-hearted mother, and the three aunts who once lived in the Beje. After the deaths of Corrie's mother

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    Commandant of the Plaszow Labor Camp and was later hanged there for the war crimes he committed, including the homicide of thousands of Jews. The film Schindler’s List shows a small part of his life, mostly when he was working in Plaszow. The liquidation of the Krakow ghetto, overseen by Amon Goeth, was portrayed fairly accurately in Schindler’s List, except for certain details. Amon Leopold Goeth was born in 1908 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. At the age of 17, in 1925, he joined a Nazi youth group.

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    Schindler’s List The documentary like film, “Schindler’s List”, starring Liam Neeson, as Oskar Schindler goes into great detail about the holocaust, the Nazi’s political parties, and events. Though the war was started on January 30, 1933, the video begins in 1939 just two weeks after German soldiers defeated Poland. Once Germany was in control, Jews were forced to register all of their family members and ordered to move into big cities and then later on into the ghettos. Some Jews were lucky enough

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    mentality, not deciding what is absolutely right or wrong. The Nazis in Schindler’s List are ethical relativists because they judge what is right or wrong according to their society and the Nazi Party. Since they were young, the Nazi’s were taught to believe that the Jews were animals, not human beings. If the young Nazi’s in training questioned this or did not agree, they were punished and seen as a traitor to Germany. In Schindler’s List, it can easily be seen that the Nazi’s are ethical relativists.

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    Spielberg’s Schindler’s list and Polanski’s The Pianist have impacted society understanding of the Holocaust and the unjust treatment of the Jews, not to mention the ungodly acts of the Nazi’s towards the Jewish community. In particular Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List disregarded the social norms of film in the 90’s, approaching a sensitive topic head, disregarding numerous request not, synthesising a film illustrating the actions of Oskar Schindler. Winning seven academy awards, Schindler’s List transformed

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    The movie Schindler’s list is based on the story Schindler’s Ark, which the author was Thomas Keneally, who the one wrote more than 30 novels. Thomas was born in 1935 in Australia. He studied for priesthood from 1953 to 1960, and at the early 1960, he taught in high school in Sydney. He also served as a lecturer at the University of New England from 1968 to 1970. Thomas was also one of the most popular and prolific writers in Australia. He wrote the novel Schindler’s list and was published in October

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    The mystery of human morality He who saves a single life saves the world entire. Maybe this Talmudic verse has to be kept in mind while reading about the contradictions in Oskar Schindler’s morality in the book Schindler’s List, written by Thomas Keneally. The book also treats other people’s approach to humanity and ethical questions. The story is set during World War II. The Jews in Cracow begin to move into the ghetto in 1939, by which time a man called Oskar Schindler moves to the town in order

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