Schindler's List

Schindler's List - Lisa Leary History 184 Section 1 Extra...

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Lisa Leary History 184 Section 1 Extra Credit A Reflection on the film Schindler’s List Schindler’s List is a film about Oskar Schindler and the more than 1,100 Jews he saved from certain death during the Holocaust in German throughout World War II. He did this by creating a list of Jewish workers that had been employed by his enamelware factory and using all of the money he had made to buy each and every Jew on that list in order to save lives. What makes the story more amazing is the fact that Schindler did not start out with so much empathy for the Jews he employed; he simply saw them as a cheap labor source. It is touching to see Schindler’s transformation as he realizes that the Jews are people, each one with a life on which a value cannot be placed. This transformation is indicated with the motif of a little Jewish girl in a red coat. The girl stands out in the film because of her bright coat, which is the only color featured in the black and white scenes in which she appears. The first time that Schindler sees her, his attitude toward his
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