Learning what was never taught-eng

Learning what was never taught-eng - "Learning what was...

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“Learning what was never taught “ In this short story Sabina Reichel tells the tale of growing up in post-WWII Germany education system. Her main focus is the lack of history being taught at that time. The specific history she is referring to being that of Adolf Hitler, the holocaust, and the Third Reich. “A house without a fence is disorderly, like a coat with a missing button.” This is saying if a house does not have a fence, it is missing something. It is not complete, like a coat with a missing button; you cannot finish buttoning a coat unless you have all of the buttons. You need to fix the coat and sew on a button like adding a fence to the house. Education is the fence to a person’s life. “ Fraulen Lange was a tiny, wrinkled who matched my institutional matron right down to her baggy skirt, steel gray bun at the nape of her neck, and seamed stockings.” I believe the authors tone is somewhat remorseful for what happened to the Germans in the past and she also did not admirer her teachers for teaching the ways they did. Because at a time like this kids did not knew how
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course ENGLISH 10026 taught by Professor Schiller during the Spring '11 term at CUNY City.

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