She sees the harmful direction of the wave and sets forth to end it. Ben Ross An intelligent and energetic history teacher at Gordon High who's popular among his students for his enthusiasm and accessibility. He creates The Wave as an experiment to show his students how fascism can be embraced by the masses. He creates an experiment to see what it would have been like in Nazi Germany during World War II. 7 themes Major Themes Organization Even before he invents The Wave, Mr. Ross notices that his students are not living up to their potential because they lack organization in their lives.
Chastain Sarabia Contemporary History 10/15/10 The Holocaust Devry University Abstract This paper discusses The Holocaust along with how, why, and when it took place. It also talks about those who believe it never really happened. The paper starts off by giving a brief history of the event such as where the word was derived from how it was organized and when it came it action. It then focuses on one man in particular giving the history and view point of Adolf Hitler the man who was the voice behind the conflict. After it stems off into descriptive details of what the families had to endure during the time of prosecution.
This disaffection significantly desensitised Speer’s outlook on his future actions in regard to his amorality in regard to concentration camps and treatment of Jews. Despite Speer later writing in his memoirs that,
Instead, the book shows man inability to give up. Throughout the novel Billy just wants to give up and die, and through no fault of his own, he is unable to achieve this. Billy feels no pride in fighting for individual liberty in World War II, although I understand that his experiences in Dresden are perhaps a great cause of this, I think he would have felt the same way had he not been in Dresden. Billy shows none of the pride and enthusiasm of fighting against Communism that we commonly associate with World War II. Perhaps this is another reason that this book has been censored.
As he says, “it is a high time to face the persecutors who haunt the bright kid with thick glasses from kindergarten to the grave.” The bullying, the teasing, and the harassing for their abilities and their “disgusting taste” must be stopped, as stated in his writing. Using a firm tone toward the issue you can tell he has experienced this, and that connects him deeper with the audience though pathos. Leonid Fridman shows a very negative attitude towards the focus of “Nerds and Geeks.”He supports disagreement through pathos, satire, and a impressive word choice, He over take the mind of the reader with these rhetorical strategies. Through elementary school, middle school, and in high school, everyone needs their nerds and
I do not think Ali did the right thing in rejecting the caller’s request to officiate at his father’s funeral because I believe that it is the duty of the rabbi to serve all Jews, especially in times of need such as when their is a death in the family. I think Ali should have been more understanding to the grieving son’s situation as it was not his fault that his father did not attend the Center. I think Ali should have been a role-model for other Jews, like the son and treat him with respect. I think that if she did not argue about officiating the funeral, that she may have potentially led the son to participate. I did not find this move very-rabbi like or leader-like.
Other characters also help build a picture of Birling in the opening section. Eric's defense of the workers brings about a vicious verbal attack from Birling which pours scorn on Eric's lack of business experience and reveals his bitter feeling towards "public-school-and-Varsity" education. Priestley suggests he resents the advantages enjoyed by his son's generation and this helps the audience understand why later Eric says that Mr Birling is "not the kind of father a chap would go to when hes in trouble". At this point, Priestley has provided a picture of a self-important man who places his faith in technology and industry, who believes he can enjoy the rewards granted by the community while declaring that community spirit is "nonsense" and that a man has to "mind his own business and look after himself and his own". Yet Eric, at this start of the Inspector's chain of events' has already challenged his father's views, and later Sheila will do the same by recognising a shared humanity with the
The story is presented in a first person point of view, but the narrative stance is actually subjective because the narrator exhibits no self-pity in this critique of war. The opposition is outside the story, because it is a satire. The opposition is the deterioration and contamination of the humanistic schools in Germany by the Nazi party, and their destruction of youth to further their own agenda. The story is moved forward by the narrator’s attempts to figure out if he’s in his old school, a classical studies gymnasium, and how he was hurt. As he is moved around, he takes in his surroundings to see if any of it is familiar, and in this process he illustrates the opposition and message of the story.
The Holocaust: Dehumanization of Innocence LaLa229 July 4, 2011 The Holocaust represents one moment in the history of the world where dehumanization is displayed. The Holocaust should have never occurred due to bigotry and hatred of Jews and other “inferior” groups and races of people, who were looked down upon by the Nazis. The Nazis deemed themselves “superior” and were cruel and heartless. The Jews, Poles, Soviet P.O.W.S., homosexual, Gypsies, disabled, mentally ill people (some German), and others were an alien threat to the so-called German community. All races and groups hated by the Nazis endured pure torture, while the Nazis were in the effect of exterminating the people.
"Color Me Blind" by Shabari Clarke On February 26, 2012 the world lost Treyvon Martin. I am utterly appalled! I saw the story, I’ve read the news lines, and heard the tapes, I’ve even done my share of protest, but let me just clear one thing up... I DID NOT just protest because Zimmerman was white and Treyvon was black! What you all fail to realize, is that these protests should not be because of racial issues at all!