Camp Essays

Prominent Themes in Night

Night is a book that tells of a murder and a man’s inhumanity toward man. Wiesel saw his family, friends, and fellow Jews degraded and murdered. Wiesel also states in his book that God, to whom he was so devoted, was also “murdered” by Nazis. In the novel Wiesel changed a devout Jew to a broken young man who doubted his belief in God. A prevalent theme in Night is man’s inhumanity toward man. The concentration camps were full of…

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Schindler’s List Film

In the film Schindler’s List directed by Steven Spielberg an important idea was the character change of Oskar Schindler throughout the film. Schindler went from a self-centred, uncaring war profiteer to a caring, sympathetic man who was willing to risk his life to help save the lives or even simply better the conditions of hundreds of Jews. Schindler’s character change is shown through dialogue as well as audio and visual techniques. In the beginning of the film Schindler is shown…

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