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Unformatted text preview: Wyatt McCallum October 30, 2011 Professor Gealy Modern Jewish Literature Response Paper #5 For this response paper I read Soundless Roar by Ava Schieber. I enjoyed reading her memoir, although throughout most of the book I was filled with a sense of a pity for a woman who was never able to follow a normal path through life. It was also good to read an account from someone in hiding that was written with more objectivity than Finks writing so I was able to understand what Ava went through. However, Soundless Roar is definitely a deeply emotional work as Ava recounts her incredible life. In this way, Soundless Roar walks the fine line between an objective narration of a Jew in hiding and the subjective descriptions of a human being put through terrible suffering. This is what really impresses me about Ms. Schiebers work. First off, simply reading a summary of Avas life would be interesting on its own, but through her novel we are able to see how she dealt with her journey through the antechamber of hell and then her recovery from it...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course COMP LIT 200 taught by Professor Marshagealy during the Fall '11 term at Northwestern.
- Fall '11