Survival in Auschwitz notes

Survival in Auschwitz notes - Hitlers stereotypes Jews were...

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Hitler’s stereotypes Jews were seen as too self-preserving Aryans were Hitler’s counterpart to the Jewish race (intelligent, strong, had a powerful culture, and were generous in protecting each other) Are these stereotypes preserved in the book? o Pg. 67 Basic facts of Levi’s life Captured in December 1943 Liberated in October 1944 Born into a liberal jewish family He wasn’t a practicing hew, just born of the Jewish faith Religion in the camp Religious practices are abandoned in the camp People resorted to stealing and violence in order to survive Time in the novel Chapters represent seasons The book is basically a countdown to winter Fragmentation He isn’t writing chronologically but rather about certain fragments of camp life This fragmentation leads to ambiguity in the story Ambiguity Language-everyone speaks different languages Time- never certain of the exact time Night Thoughts of a Classical Physicist ambiguity is consequentially ambiguous while
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