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“Hope, Despair, and Memory” paragraphs 8-11 Important Words to Know: theology (n.) – the study of religious faith, practice, and experience passivity (n.) – the state or condition of not participating readily or being inactive aberration (n.) – the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type contention (n.) – a struggling together in opposition; strife xenophobia (n.) – an unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers or that which is foreign or strange fanaticism (n.) – outlook or behavior marked by excessive enthusiasm and often intense uncritical devotion Allies (n.) – the 26 countries, including the United States, who fought against Nazi Germany, Italy, and Japan in World War II repress (v.) – to not allow yourself to remember (something, such as an unpleasant event) conceive (v.) – to form a notion or idea of; imagine reassessed (v.) – assessed (something) again; re-evaluated called into question – caused someone or something to be evaluated; examine or reexamine the qualifications or value of someone or something betrayed (v.) – broke (a promise) or was disloyal to (a person's trust) withdraw (v.) – to go or move back, away, or aside; retire; retreat Respond to 8 of the questions below. Then, respond to the Quick Write. 1. When did “real despair” begin? According to Wiesel, “real despair” occurred as the Holocaust victims “emerged from the nightmare and began to search for meaning.” 2.
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  • Spring '17
  • Mrs. McGee
  • The Holocaust, Lesson 3, Hope, Despair, And Memory

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