In the Play of Diary of Anne Frank the characters are treated very poorly because the Frank family was Jewish and in that time frame Adolf Hitler created a hate against Jewish people and started killing them off. All Jewish people got their jobs taken away. Many Jewish people went into hiding like the Frank’s. An example of oppression is when the Frank’s go into hiding so they don’t get tortured and taken away to a concentration camp. In the movie Hotel Rwanda the characters are treated poorly if they have a softer tone in their color and have slimmer noses.
In The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Shylock inhabits an anti-Semitic society in which he is treated as an inferior and without any esteem. In a response to these social dynamics, Shylock attempts to make an unmerciful statement to the Venetian community. During the trial, when pleaded multiple times by the Antonio and his men, he doesn’t take mercy on Antonio and demands for his bond to be followed and for Antonio to sacrifice a pound of his flesh. Declaring justice as a reason to the jury and to the judge, Shylock prepares to take revenge on Antonio by killing him. Shylock’s actions reveal a lot about his ethical beliefs: that he would go as far as to kill a man in order to get revenge.
A Man of Three Worlds Samuel Pallache, a Moroccan Jew in Catholic and Protestant Church Biography Samuel Pallache was a poor Jewish man in the 16th century and a Jewish man at this time was looked down upon and treated like they were a different species, also they were considered “disloyal” Pallache was forced with difficult decisions throughout his life and to make a living for himself and his family committed in many illegal acts and what was many would say very deceitful as he tried to gain access into the minds of higher power to make money. Samuel Pallache betrayed many high authorities. We will explore more into his life and what illegal activities he
Second, this shows that Tybalt was malicious when it came to the Montagues and he felt hate whenever he saw anyone of them. To sum it all up, Tybalt's unfriendly and resentful approach to the Montagues were one of the many reasons he bid farewell early in the story. Tybalt's turbulence was another one of the main reasons of his early termination in Romeo and Juliet. As an example, in the first act, Tybalt threatened Benvolio and said, "Turn thee, Benvolio. Look upon thy death."
The citizens of Rome were so displeased with the conditions of society they cried out openly and in seclusion for defenders of liberty. Caesar was so outrageous and selfish for power he used any tick possible to accumulate money. (Insert class test). He was seen as having no ethics or honor as quoted from (class text) In a letter from Cicero to a Friend about Caesar. Cicero writes, “How can you have honor if you have no ethics?” As pertaining to Caesar’s unethical debt abolishing and not holding true to the Senate
Before Dimmesdale kills himself, he admits his sin to the whole town. Also, Dimmesdale receives treatment from Hester’s husband, Chillingworth, who knows their secret, and is trying to get revenge on them both. Chillingworth ends up realizing that he is going insane with trying to get revenge and believes that he has sinned more than both of them. The novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne uses satire to poke fun of the Puritan attitude toward sinning and the punishments of sinning. The reader learns from the text that the Puritan religion looked down on the idea of sin and punishes sinners harshly.
Hence, when conflict happens, even the most ethical and virtuous people will forsake their integrity. In Night, Elie Wiesel saw how most Jews in Sighet fell into evil. Elie’s community was religious and was devoted to Judaism. The Jews soon started to turn on each other and became animalistic, beating the frenetic Madame Schachter who horrified them all with her images of “huge flames…it is a furnace”. Elie also witnesses many acts of heartlessness like the cruelty of the Jüdischer Ordnungsdienst, demonstrating the willingness of some of the Jews to go against each other to try to secure their own survival.
~The ultimate thrust for Judaism was the rejection of the gods of the surrounding people. ~the Israelites came to see themselves as having been chosen by a single divine patron. *Baal *Dagon *Astheroth *Goyim=All people of Gentile Nation *Yah Weh= Whole community *Hasidic *Israel's Birth in Struggle ~According to the genealogies set forth in the Pentateuch, the people who became known as Israelites were the offspring of Israel (first called Jacob), grandson of Abraham. Jacob received the name after wrestling all night with a being who turned out to be an angle of God. ~"Israel" means "the one who struggled with God."
Jerusalem, the spiritual center of Judaism, with its Holy Temple, great Torah academies and large Jewish population, was the natural target for the fiercest enforcement of his anti-Jewish decrees. To drive their point home, the Greek and Hellenistic supporters of Seleucid power built a gymnasium, one of the central symbols of Greek culture, right next to the Temple. This was particularly offensive to pious Jews, because their youth were drawn into the facility and then ridiculed for being "ruined with the flaw of circumcision" on the perfection of the body, which was a completed divine creation. This distortion led some youth to abandon the biblically mandated rite, even though it is essential to the Abraham Covenant. Antiochus had secret deals
al., 2008, p. 791). Through hate propaganda, the messages were delivered about the hatred Americans had for the Jews. Anti-Semitic literature was spread, as well as swastikas and anti-Jewish slogans. Jews were looked down on in America as greedy scapegoats (Lachendro, 2011). From the anti-Semitism being exposed in America, it caused America to react too late to the aid of the victims of the Holocaust.