Schindlers List - W illiam Fu (0937355) SISJE 195 A...

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William Fu (0937355) SISJE 195 A Analysis of Schindler’s List The Holocaust is a frequent topic of films and documentaries, all attempting to enlighten viewers of the era. With an estimated over six million Jewish deaths, how could one entirely understand the Holocaust? To truly comprehend the Holocaust would mean to know each person’s story and to witness each person’s point of view, all six million of the dead, the unaccounted survivors, and every other participant. Steven Spielberg’s film, Schindler’s List , shows the impossibility of fully comprehending the magnitude of events and emotions of the Holocaust by presenting the Holocaust one individual at a time. This is most evidently shown through intertitles. Schindler’s List takes an approach of presenting this impossibility by showing the hardships of the Jews one individual at a time. The film tells the story of several characters with memorable faces and names; each of these characters’s experience through the Holocaust is one of a kind and personal from any other experience. Only the victims
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2011 for the course SOC 352 taught by Professor Brines during the Spring '09 term at University of Washington.

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Schindlers List - W illiam Fu (0937355) SISJE 195 A...

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