Schindler’s transformation essay In the movie ”Schindler’s List” the main character, Oscar Schindler undergoes an enormous transformation. The movie is set during the Second World War and Schindler is this young businessman, whom discovers that he can make a lot of profit by exploiting the Jews as workers at his factory. At first, Schindler seems like a very greedy man with no compassion what so ever, but he ends up being a “hero”. My essay will be build upon comparing Schindler to his nemesis Amon Goeth. Amon Goeth is the definition of evil, he is in charge of the concentration camp which provides workers for Schindler.
In 1939, the Germans had moved Polish Jews to the Krakow Ghetto as World War II began. Oskar Schindler, an ethnic German businessman, relocated from Moravia to Krakow Germany hoping to make a fortune as a war profiteer. Schindler, a member of the Nazi Party, faced incredible odds when he gave himself the task of freeing the Jewish people. If he had been caught he would have been executed and I have no doubt that the Jews he was protecting would have been shot as well. To say that Oscar Schindler was anything less than a saint would be blasphemy in my opinion.
Other characters are the boys in Stanley’s work group at the camp, the warden at the camp and her men, Mr. Sir and Mr. Pendanski. Stanley’s family is cursed because his “pig stealing” great great-grandfather, Elya Yelnats, does not keep his promise to Madame Zeroni. Nothing good happens to the men in his family because of the curse. His grandfather made a lot of money but it was stolen from him by Kate Barlow when he kissed her. She left him in the desert to die but he lives.
Willy Loman becomes trapped in replays of the past in his mind as he recalls the flawless moments of happiness in his career and family life. He has overbearing confidence to his sons that they will be successful. He boosts about being admired and respected by famous and important people. When in reality he is a struggling salesman who highly exaggerates his achievements and glides past his failures: he is not a renounced man as he claims; he traps himself in the American Dream. Additionally, Oedipus lacks the same unwillingness to accept reality.
Do you understand?” Such cruelty was common in the camps however; it was often the only means of surviving amidst the SS and other Nazis. The last encounter that Eliezer has with this kind of brutality is on the train to Buchenwald. A fight breaks out on the train among the prisoners, as onlookers and German citizens find amusement at throwing pieces of bread onto the train for the Jews to fight over. Eliezer sees an older man crawl out of the fighting, clutching a piece of bread. As he makes his way, crawling, to the rear of the train, his son jumps on top of him, bludgeoning his father to death in order to take the bread.
The film Road to Perdition shows what life is like during the Great Depression. The film stars Tom Hanks as Michael Sullivan Sr., a mafia enforcer to mafia boss John Rooney. Sullivan Sr. has unsurpassed loyalty and has done terrible things in order to provide for his family and keep a close relationship with Mr. Rooney which makes his son, Connor Rooney jealous. One night, as Sullivan Sr. is performing a task for Mr. Rooney, Sullivan Jr. hides in his car and witnesses his father and Connor Rooney murder a couple of people. In order to keep him silent, Mr. Rooney orders his son, Connor Rooney, to murder Sullivan Sr.’s family.
The Nazi’s held on to power by using some violent and clever tactics, one of theirs was the Reichstag March elections in 1933. Within 24 hours of being appointed chancellor, Hitler called a new Reichstag election. Hitler believed this would pull in more votes and enhance his own status. Violence and Terror dominated the meeting with the Socialists and Communists being regularly broken up by the Nazis. The Nazis used hate and fear to great effect in their elections, Hitler wanted to appeal to the German people so he blamed the prevailing poor economic conditions on the democratic government and the communists.
Inspired by Jenny, Forest could do anything he set his mind to. Forest was once a young boy that couldn’t walk properly that everyone bullied. That transformed into a star football player, war hero, Ping-Pong champion, shrimp boat captain, millionaire stockholder, and he also ran across the United States. When watching a great movie like Forest Gump there are many things you may not agree with, or that are frowned upon. For instance, when Bubba, Forests best friend, sacrificed his life in the Vietnam War and never gets a chance to follow his dream to be a shrimp boat captain.
Jim The Ideal Father The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain describes a strong solid bond that has formed between two people. Huckleberry Finn k who is a young poor white kid and Jim is Miss Watson personal slave. Huckleberry Finn's father Pap as he called him; beat, abuse, kidnap and scare his son to the extent that Huckleberry Finn, out of fear for his own life engineers his own staggering death to run away from his father. When Huck and Jim travel down the river it becomes visible that Jim more of a true father to Huck than his own biological father Pap. Huck’s father teaches his only son that life is not worth living, while on the other hand Jim gives Huck the strong fatherly support that Huck needs including, friendship, and knowledge for Huck to become a real man unlike his father.
Bernard reveals to Willy that Biff is going to fail his class if he doesn't "Buckle down" and begin to study, to Bernard's astonishment and dismay, Willy responds by saying to Linda: "There’s nothing the matter with him! You want him to be a worm like Bernard? He’s got spirit, personality." This mind state is the reason why Biff fails his class, and does not get into College. Willy's delusion don't end there, he conceives this illusion of a long lost brother who becomes rich and famous, Ben.