Man 's Search For Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl

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Viktor E. Frankl’s novel Man’s Search for Meaning is a novel founded on the personal journey of Viktor and how he discovered his meaning in life. In the course of his discovery of the meaning of life he decides to hopefully help those in pain and sufferings find their meaning as well. The book entails tragedy and extreme misfortune in Auschwitz concentration camp as a captive; yet through this pain and suffering is where Viktor Frankl originated his will to persevere and psychological techniques for survival.
Throughout Viktor E. Frankl’s book Man’s Search for Meaning mental, physical, and emotional torture and attack impressed on the prisoners in the Auschwitz concentration camp was a regular and familiar topic. “The accompanying guards kept shouting at us and driving us with the butts of their rifles. Anyone with very sore feet supported himself on his neighbor 's arm. Hardly a word was spoken; the icy wind did not encourage talk.” (Page #37) If I was compelled to experience an organization or group of authorities that I had no rights or privileges whatsoever, while enduring the harsh realities of nature’s weather, and facing weapons intended to take my life and the lives around me, I would most likely be in survival mode and be focused on trying to be as composed and camouflaged as possible. It is admirable how the prisoners in this recollection from Viktor are thinking of one another as well as themselves by assisting their fellow man in survival as well. I would like
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